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January 13, 2011
The magnitude of climate change millions of years ago suggests that future temperatures may increase far more than projected.
satellite image of area on solar disk with spicules emerging from the surface
January 06, 2011
Structures called spicules may explain why the Sun’s corona is much hotter than its surface, according to a new paper in Science.
Color illustration of part of Earth and words
December 27, 2010
New research points to more dust particles in the atmosphere than previously believed.
December 17, 2010
Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) are receiving prestigious honors from a number of professional bodies for their research, leadership, and commitment to advancing science.
Jeff Taylor
November 15, 2010
The new service will provide reporters with timely responses to their questions about the science of climate change.
October 21, 2010
Deciduous plants absorb about a third more of a common class of air polluting chemicals than previously realized.
Map showing projected drought risk for Africa and Europe, 2090-2099
October 19, 2010
The threat of drought is expected to increase throughout the century, potentially affecting many heavily populated regions.
President Obama shakes hands with Warren Washington
October 15, 2010
President Obama today named Warren Washington, a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), as one of 10 eminent researchers to be awarded the National Medal of Science, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists, engineers, and inventors.
October 12, 2010
Experience hands-on science and Halloween fun at NCAR on Saturday, October 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This free event is a family favorite.
October 08, 2010
Changes in population growth and composition, including aging and urbanization, could significantly affect global emissions of carbon dioxide says a new study in PNAS.

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