August 05, 2014
NCAR has implemented an enhanced data sharing service that allows scientists increased access to data as well as improved capabilities for collaborative research.
The Globally Accessible Data Environment (GLADE) at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center
April 22, 2014
Participants will develop performance-enhancing applications methods while training the next generation of scientists and engineers.
HIgh performance computing at NCAR: Visualization of wind speed using Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer
July 17, 2013
The NWSC received top honors in a category that recognizes the reality of designing and operating data centers in the context of environmental scrutiny.
Green Data Center Award: The Vistor Center at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center
April 03, 2013
NCAR has won international recognition for its sustainable approach in designing and building the NWSC.
December 05, 2012
The new Erebus supercomputer will lead to improved Antarctic forecasts.
WRF forecast of surface temperatures and winds over Antarctica from Erebu
October 15, 2012
The NWSC, which houses one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers dedicated to the geosciences, officially opened in October, as scientists at NCAR and universities across the country launched a series of initial scientific projects on the center’s flagship supercomputer, called Yellowstone.
View of the NWSC building from the entry drive
October 08, 2012
State-of-the-art computing and big-data processing have been part of NCAR from the center’s earliest years. Here’s a snapshot of selected milestones in hardware improvement.
NCAR's Cray1A supercomputer
October 08, 2012
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.
Close-up depiction of solar turbulence
October 05, 2012
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.
Fish-eye view of some of Yellowstone's racks
September 17, 2012
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.
Handshake in front of supercomputer
September 11, 2012
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.
solar panels
November 07, 2011
The powerful new system from IBM, dubbed Yellowstone, will be installed early in 2012 at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center exterior
June 14, 2011
Reporters from Wyoming and northern Colorado got their first look inside the nearly completed building that will house the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
UCAR Magazine
June 10, 2011
With the facility nearly complete, the project shifts to facilities testing and then procurement, installation, and testing of the center's supercomputing systems.
Exterior of NWSC with cooling tower at right
May 06, 2011
In a business park just southwest of downtown Cheyenne, the scene has been changing almost daily as construction unfolds on the NCAR–Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
UCAR Magazine
March 04, 2011
Find news, feature stories, and multimedia on development of the NWSC in one place.
Still from NWSC web cam at construction site
June 17, 2010
More than 100 people assembled on the outskirts of Cheyenne, Wyoming, on 15 June for the official kickoff of construction on the NCAR–Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
NWSC groundbreaking
June 03, 2010
The National Center for Atmospheric Research and its managing organization, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research announced today that they will break ground on the construction of a supercomputing center Tuesday, June 15.
NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center
January 01, 2010
Matthew Woitaszek, NCAR's Computational and Information Systems Lab • It doesn't take long to figure out that this computer scientist is in his dream job, where he spends much of his time collaborating with physical scientists.
Matthew Woitaszek in front of NCAR supercomputers
June 18, 2009
In a breakthrough that will help scientists unlock mysteries of the Sun and its impacts on Earth, an international team of scientists led by NCAR has created the first-ever comprehensive computer model of sunspots.
Color visualization of a sunspot's umbra and penumbra
March 03, 2009
NCAR and its managing organization, UCAR, announced today the selection of an architectural design team for a supercomputing center dedicated to advancing scientists' understanding of climate, weather, and other Earth and atmospheric processes.
Color drawing of buildings and property
November 12, 2008
NCAR and Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced the arrival of a massive new digital storage library that will preserve and protect valuable scientific data for the next 15 to 20 years.
Robots inside NCAR's new AMSTAR digital storage library
May 08, 2008
NCAR has taken delivery of a new IBM supercomputer that will advance research into severe weather and the future of Earth's climate.
Photograph of a large, super computer, black with IBM on side
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