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Emperor penguins.
June 20, 2012
Colony of world's largest penguins may decline dramatically as Antarctic sea ice recedes this century, new study indicates.
April 30, 2012
Scientists are targeting thunderstorms across the U.S. to discover what happens when clouds suck up air from Earth’s surface many miles into the atmosphere.
Scientist examines laser instrument for measuring snow
February 13, 2012
Scientists are working to solve a critical wintertime weather mystery: how to accurately measure the amount of snow on the ground.
January 30, 2012
Volcanic eruptions and resulting changes to sea ice and ocean currents may be the cause.
Artist's rendering: prototype Vehicle Data Translator system
November 18, 2011
Improved forecasting, driving safety are among the goals of new research.
Six wind turbines in a field, with stratocumulous in the background
November 10, 2011
The new system enables utility operators to constantly anticipate the amount of energy produced by wind farms across Xcel’s service area.
Terry Hock demonstrates NCAR dropsonde
November 09, 2011
The governor will present the annual awards for “High Impact Research” on November 15 to teams from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and three other Colorado-based research centers for scientific breakthroughs.
NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center exterior
November 07, 2011
The powerful new system from IBM, dubbed Yellowstone, will be installed early in 2012 at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
October 18, 2011
Bogdan, who will take over the reins at UCAR on January 9, 2012, joins UCAR from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center, where he is director.
October 17, 2011
Students, parents, and teachers are invited to enjoy the hands-on science and Halloween fun, activities, workshops, and presentations. Touch Ice Age fossils from Snowmass, "tour" the African Serengeti, and explore much more at this free, fun event.

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