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Wind may explain Red Sea parting

Researchers suggest that "wind setdown," in which strong offshore winds can temporarily lower water levels in shallow coastal areas, could explain the famous biblical tale.

By September 22, 2010


Simulation shows oil moving up East Coast

A supercomputer simulation shows where the torrent of oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico will likely travel over the summer.

By June 4, 2010


Greenland ice melt may cause dramatic change of northeast coasts

Northeastern U.S. and Canadian coastal waters may rise 12 to 20 inches by 2100 in addition to projected sea level rise from other factors, NCAR says.

By May 28, 2009


Study: Emissions cuts can tame global warming

A supercomputer simulation by the National Center for Atmospheric Research shows best- and worst-case scenarios of the world climate in the year 2100.

By April 15, 2009


Geoengineered cooling of planet would have 'perilous effects'

Trying to mimic the cooling effects of volcanic eruptions by injecting sulfur into the atmosphere would badly damage the ozone layer, an NCAR study concludes.

By April 25, 2008


Green-tech news harvest: McCain on climate, biofuels scorecard

Also: IBM teraflops for the climate; Duke Energy's $100 million solar plan; how much sun to replace gas?; and the carbon footprint of eating farm animals.

By May 13, 2008


Cloud seeders say: Let it snow

In drought-prone Wyoming, researchers are looking to see if they really can fool Mother Nature.

By March 13, 2006


Climate research center buys a Blue Gene

National Center for Atmospheric Research becomes the newest customer of IBM's Blue Gene/L supercomputer.

By April 13, 2005


Optical networking: The next generation

Forget Internet2. The National LambdaRail is the most ambitious network research project going.

By October 11, 2004