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NCAR launches study of Colorado Front Range ozone pollution

Monday, July 21st, 2014 10:51am MDT

Over the past week you may have noticed a relatively persistent ‘drone’ of aircraft over the Denver area and seen a relatively large aircraft flying overhead.  The plane is a specially outfitted C-130 taking part in a major field study of the Front Range’s ozone. Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) will […]

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Looking for something to do? Head to Super Science Saturday at NCAR

Saturday, October 27th, 2012 6:49am MDT

Every year the folks up at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder open their doors to the public for a big event dubbed Super Science Saturday.  The event brings together the fun of Halloween with science education and is a great time for kids and adults. Presentations and static displays with plenty […]

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NCAR: Arctic ice might shrink due to global warming… Or it might not

Sunday, August 14th, 2011 5:16pm MDT

Having seen many of their predictions proven false, climate change alarmists have taken on a new tact in the last couple of years – whether hot or cold, snowy or balmy, manmade climate change is to blame. A new study from NCAR continues that trend saying Arctic ice may shrink or it may grow, take […]

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NCAR scientists determine planes can punch holes in clouds

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 5:57am MDT

Mysterious, almost UFO-looking, clouds have fascinated viewers from the ground for decades. Now, scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder have determined that planes can ‘punch holes’ in clouds and perform the equivalent of cloud seeding. Andrew Heymsfield, a scientist at NCAR, said that given the right conditions, planes climbing or […]

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ThorntonWeather.com junior stormchaser chases tornado for 7News

Sunday, October 26th, 2008 7:23am MDT

ThorntonWeather.com junior stormchaser Bobby pursued a tornado in Weld County yesterday and provided live reports for 7News.  Watch the video below (you may need to turn up the sound due to a lot of background noise). 🙂  Okay, so maybe not but it still is kind of fun.  This was taken yesterday at NCAR’s Super […]

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Super Science Saturday at NCAR on October 25th

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008 2:22pm MDT

I just read about this on channel 7’s website.  Super Science Saturday is an annual event held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder that gives teachers, students and families a chance to get up close and personal with the weather experts.  From the NCAR website: Every October NCAR hosts Super Science Saturday. This […]

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