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  1. A side-by-side composite photo of a white truck and a dark truck.

    Are darker-colored cars warmer inside than lighter-colored cars?

    When our family bought our last car, we debated about the color, wondering if a white car would be cooler on our summer road trips across the American West than a darker-colored car. We ended up purchasing the white car. But was it for the right reason?

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  2. Students catch a glimpse of the University of Wyoming King Air in flight

    Today's assignment: plan a field project

    Eleven days can go by in no time, but their brevity was accentuated for 27 graduate students at a summer colloquium on 1–12 June. The goal was to give students a taste of fieldwork by having them organize and conduct mini–field experiments and draw meaningful results from the data.

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    • Weather

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  3. James Hensen

    Renowned climate expert James Hansen to deliver April 9 lecture

    As part of its Walter Orr Roberts Distinguished Lecture series, UCAR will present a special lecture next week by NASA scientist James E. Hansen, one of the nation's most respected experts on climate change.

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  4. Photograph of ping Tulip in the snow

    Springtime volunteers watch plants for clues to climate change

    Volunteers across the country are welcoming spring by taking part in a nationwide initiative, known as Project BudBurst, to track climate change by recording the timing of flowers and foliage.

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  5. Photograph of a boy wearing black, high-tech gogles

    Hands-on Fun with Energy at Super Science Saturday, October 25

    Kids and parents can enjoy hands-on fun while learning about energy at Super Science Saturday this month at NCAR.

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