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HAO eclipse gallery: side-by-side pre- and post-processed images, 1901 eclipse
August 16, 2017
Scientists are eager to capture images of this year's eclipse — but that's nothing new. Researchers have been poring over images of total solar eclipses practically since there were images available to pore over.
Cheyenne supercomputer: simulation of air flow through wind turbine
March 28, 2017
Since opening in 2012, the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center has both accelerated scientific discovery nationwide and provided a boost to its home state of Wyoming.
Image of 1966 solar eclipse from Bolivia
November 08, 2016
On Nov. 12, 1966, NCAR researchers used an innovative new camera to snap the finest picture of the solar corona ever taken up to the time.
Hurricane Matthew simulation by NCAR MPAS model
October 06, 2016
As Hurricane Matthew churns toward the southeastern U.S. coast, NCAR scientists study how well MPAS can predict it.
North American temperature trends for 30 members of the CESM Large Ensemble
September 28, 2016
The CESM Large Ensemble reveals a staggering range of Earth climates that could have been along with a rich look at future climates that could potentially be.
Climate change is lengthening days: Photo of a sunset
June 15, 2016
Melting ice sheets and glaciers are slightly slowing Earth's rotation.
An image of an Amazon Web Services data center.
May 31, 2016
UCAR has partnered with Amazon to provide weather data in the cloud.
ECEP hurricane damage index: Satellite imagery of Hurricane Ivan
May 18, 2016
NCAR scientists have developed a new index for quantifying a hurricane's ability to cause destruction.
Scientists visualize tornado's winds: still image from animation shows vortices as tubelike structures
May 17, 2016
Scientists use advanced software to visualize details of the powerful storms.
Scientists measure CO2 levels by Antarctica: illustration of CO2 exceeding 400 ppm
May 12, 2016
The ORCAS field project records carbon dioxide levels exceeding 400 ppm over one of the remote regions of the globe.

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