1. Families enjoy a ping pong ball launch at a past Super Science Saturday. Super Science Details overlay the image.

    Super Science Saturday returns: Nov. 4

    Super Science Saturday is back in person for the first time since 2019. With the theme “Return of the Science." The event will showcase hands-on science activities and demonstrations that explore our amazing planet and are inspired by “the force.”

    • Education + Outreach

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  2. Three new trustees elected to the UCAR Board

    Five new universities also join consortium

    • Organization

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  3. An annular eclipse

    Join NCAR solar scientists in Utah to watch the Oct. 14 annular eclipse

    Scientists from the High Altitude Observatory will be onsite at Hovenweep National Monument

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  4. Nitrogen dioxide over Africa as seen from space

    Monitoring African copper and cobalt mining emissions from space

    Emissions associated with mining operations in Africa’s Copperbelt can be quantified from space, according to new research. Mining for copper and cobalt in Africa has rapidly increased, the latter in response to growing global demand for electric vehicles, laptops, smartphones, and other devices that rely on lithium-ion batteries, the vast majority of which contain cobalt.

    • Air Quality

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  5. CONUS404 monthly precipitation climatology from 1986-2020

    Scientists gain powerful tool to scrutinize changing U.S. weather patterns

    An extraordinary new dataset of high-resolution weather simulations that span more than four decades over the continental United States is now available to the Earth system science community.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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