1. Close-up depiction of solar turbulence

    First up: Accelerated scientific discovery

    First in the queue for the NCAR-Wyoming Yellowstone system is a set of 11 computing-intensive projects tackling major problems in Earth and atmospheric science.

    • Climate,
    • Air Quality,
    • Supercomputing,
    • Weather

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  2. Fish-eye view of some of Yellowstone's racks

    Power meets efficiency

    The nation’s newest computing facility for atmospheric and related science is poised to take the nation’s infrastructure for weather prediction, climate projection, space weather, and other key tasks to the next level.

    • Supercomputing

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  3. Handshake in front of supercomputer

    A public-private success story

    The NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center’s creation emerged through a fortuitous mix of geography, technology, organizations, and people ready to make connections. We asked two of the principals involved to share the story.

    • Supercomputing

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  4. solar panels

    10 ways Yellowstone will make a difference

    With its enormous computing capacity and speed, the new NCAR-Wyoming supercomputer will dramatically advance our understanding of Earth, helping to tackle major questions affecting our economy, health, and well-being.

    • Supercomputing

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  5. NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center exterior

    NCAR selects IBM for key components of new supercomputing center

    The powerful new system from IBM, dubbed Yellowstone, will be installed early in 2012 at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center.

    • Supercomputing

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