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The Sun in 1967
August 09, 2016
Military space weather forecasters helped avoid a potential nuclear conflict between the U.S. and Russia when they alerted leaders that a solar storm may have been responsible for jamming radio and radar communications.
Image of Comet ISON taken by the Hubble
July 25, 2016
A new study sheds light on the mystery of Comet ISON, suggesting that the comet broke up before reaching the Sun.
An image of the Antarctic ozone hole in October 2015
June 30, 2016
A team of researchers, including NCAR scientists, has identified the “first fingerprints of healing” of the Antarctic ozone layer.
Capping at 2 degrees: photo of entrance to COP21, Paris climate conference
June 27, 2016
A new study finds that, even if all the countries follow through on their Paris Agreement commitments, steeper emissions cuts would be necessary after 2030 to stay below 2 degrees of warming.
Population and future fire: photo of fire burning across a grassland
May 23, 2016
The future pattern of population growth, not climate change, is likely to be the dominant factor in determining whether the amount of land burned by fires increases or decreases globally this century.
An image from a high-res model of the Sun
March 28, 2016
Pushing a solar model to the highest resolution ever attempted brings order back to the Sun's magnetic tangle
Volcanoes and climate: computer model image of volcanic emissions around globe
March 14, 2016
The research will enable computer models to better capture the effect of eruptions of global climate.
Modeling a grand minimum: simulation of magnetic field behavior on the Sun shows how fields move and change
November 05, 2015
A model designed to mimic the Sun spontaneously slips into, and out of, its own grand minimum.
Tracking air pollution: view of Earth from high-orbit satellite
October 21, 2015
Scientists develop low-cost method of monitoring carbon monoxide from high-orbit satellites.
Tracking soot across Asia: Photo of smog over South Delhi
October 12, 2015
Research finds that the Indian monsoon transports black carbon pollutants across the country, with levels spiking in densely populated areas.

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