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  1. Searching for Sun-like stars with satellites and supercomputers

    Travis Metcalfe, NCAR's High Altitude Observatory • How common are planets like Earth around other stars like the Sun? Are we unique, rare, or typical in that regard? Metcalfe likes asking big questions.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  2. Analyzing asteroseismic data from the Kepler mission

    A new technique developed at NCAR will help asteroseismologists learn about stars from their oscillations, or “starquakes.” These variations in the brightness of stars reveal information about their internal structures.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  3. WACCM goes to new heights

    NCAR scientists are working on a bigger, bolder version of WACCM (the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model), called WACCM-eXtension, or WACCM-X for short. The enhanced version extends the model to an altitude of about 310 miles.

    • Climate,
    • Sun + Space Weather

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