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Hundreds Tour NCAR Planes Studying Front Range Air Quality

Three research aircraft have been flying over the Front Range the last few weeks — sometimes at only about 1,000 feet. The flights are testing Colorado’s air quality and sparking a lot of curiosity.

08/02/2014

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Low-Flying Planes Along Front Range Studying Air Pollutants

Colorado residents who’ve spotted large low-flying aircraft in recent days needn’t worry.

07/29/2014

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Colorado Among Worst Areas For Turbulence

Turbulence can be like a roller coaster in the sky, and it’s generally a bigger problem for flyers traveling above the Rockies.

04/29/2014

Researchers say even a limited nuclear exchange would threaten all life on Earth. (Getty Images)

Study: ‘Small’ Nuclear War Would Destroy The World

With an estimated 17,000 nuclear weapons in the world, we have the power to exterminate humanity many times over.

03/26/2014

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Nederland Residents Hope For Quick Repairs In Boulder Canyon

Nederland residents attended a community meeting on Tuesday where the issue of accessibility to and from the community was the main focus.

09/18/2013

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NCAR Scientists In Boulder Study Rash Of Tornadoes In High-Tech Jet

The data being collected from a plane can’t stop a tornado, but scientists hope it will better prepare people for what’s coming their way and give them more reaction time.

05/21/2013

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Colorado Weather Experts Analyze Tornado In Oklahoma

Weather experts say the destruction in Moore from Monday’s massive tornado is amazing, but what surprises them is that the town has been hit by three large tornadoes in the last 15 years.

05/21/2013

NCAR's G5 aircraft (credit: CBS)

NCAR Scientists Get High-Flying New Tool To Help With Forecasts

Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder are heading up a project to help improve forecasts for severe weather in the central United States.

05/14/2013

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NCAR And Xcel Extend Renewable Energy Partnership

Xcel Energy Inc. hopes it can save its customers money with the help of more extensive weather forecasting from the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder.

05/08/2013

Kevin Trenberth at NCAR talks with his daughter during Hurricane Sandy (credit: CBS)

NCAR Scientist Worries About Daughter While He Tracks Sandy

The scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research have been keeping busy during Hurricane Sandy as they are during all dangerous storms. One scientist at NCAR has a very personal, as well as professional interest in the storm.

10/30/2012

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