Staff News

Two of NCAR's pilots

October 19, 2016 | Four pilots and one instrumentation technician in NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory recently received the Antarctica Service Medal from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their research flights in that remote and challenging region.

tactile artwork

October 14, 2016 | “Look, but don’t touch!” is a familiar phrase many parents of young children say again and again. The current art exhibit at the Mesa Lab is an exception to this rule.

AMS honors eight NCAR and UCAR scientists: AMS logo

Eight scientists from NCAR and UCAR have won special honors from the American Meteorological Society (AMS), garnering several of the most prestigious awards in the atmospheric sciences.

A flare from the Sun

October 6, 2016 | For the past decade, hundreds of students from all over the world have come to Boulder for a week each summer to learn about connections between the Sun and Earth, including the physics of space weather.

Climate postdocs debate at Steamboat summer institute

October 5, 2016 | It's early in a four-day program in Steamboat Springs, and 15 postdoctoral fellows in climate science are being nudged out of their comfort zones.

Sept. 19, 2016 | Last Monday, five semi trucks loaded down with NCAR's next supercomputer, Cheyenne, arrived at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center after a long drive from Wisconsin. Staff from Silicon Graphics International Corp.

Al Kellie

Sept. 13, 2016 | NCAR lost a beloved and respected colleague when CISL Director Al Kellie passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Sept. 7, 2016.

UCAR's Becca Hatheway at Canyonlands in Utah

August 19, 2016 | As a child, Becca Hatheway loved watching the weather on the news and taking rain and temperature measurements at school. "I thought that was the coolest thing," she says.

NCAR Associate Scientist Luna Rodriguez
July 19, 2016 | NCAR Associate Scientist Luna Rodriguez moved from U.S. Army base to U.S. Army base as a child. She learned how to adapt to new environments and, from her father, the sense of commitment to the country. "My dad didn't want any of us going into the military," says Rodriguez, the youngest of four daughters. "However, we grew up with a strong sense of civic duty."

July 7, 2016 | SOARS is soaring into its third decade, achieving results and collecting accolades along the way.