Gallery: NASA’s Gift to Earth: A Climate Change Supercomputer

 

Just in time for Earth Day, a new NASA data-crunching tool aims to revolutionize global climate change research. NASA Earth Exchange, or NEX, uses a 128-screen supercomputer to combine satellite images, research data and modeling software. The program basically brings together global climate data from the past and present to create a central hub of information for scientists around the world. NASA hopes the innovative program will foster greater cooperation amongst the science community and create a more comprehensive picture of global climate change.

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  1. World's Greenest Superc... July 14, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    […] to help guide purchasing decisions for smaller institutions. To be eligible for the Little list, a supercomputer must be as “fast” as the 500th ranked supercomputer on the TOP500 list 18-months prior […]

  2. ecohustler April 22, 2010 at 8:24 am

    Climate sceptic!? You do the maths…

    Whatever your ideological stand point you need a healthy atmosphere to breathe. The people who are slowing down and hampering global efforts to preserve our atmosphere fit into 3 different categories…

    http://ecohustler.co.uk/2010/02/13/climate-sceptic-you-do-the-maths/

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