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Seeing the Sun in a New Light
August 02, 2021

Using a NOAA telescope in a novel way, CIRES researchers working in NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information captured

Particles from Paints, Pesticides Have Deadly Impact
July 27, 2021

Hundreds of thousands of people around the world die too soon every year because of exposure to air pollution caused by our daily use of

New Space Weather Model Promises Better Forecasts, More Targeted Warnings
July 20, 2021

NOAA’s National Weather Service is now using a CIRES-developed computer model to better understand and forecast how events that begin 93 million miles away, on the surface of the Sun, can affect technological systems on and around Earth. Incoming “space weather” from the Sun can briefly blot out radio communications here, nudge satellite trajectories, and force the hands of airline and human space flight managers.