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Daily Archives: March 20, 2014

  • NCI in the news: How supercomputers predict the weather

    NCI in the news: How supercomputers predict the weather

    Originally published in The Canberra Times, Thursday 20 March 2014by Iain Gillespie The spectacular power of supercomputers, which are helping the world's leading climatologists to wrestle with the vexed issue of global warming, is increasingly being used to benefit everyday users of mobile weather apps. For instance, the perpetual question, ''What's the weather going to be like today'', can now be extended beyond the Australian Bureau of Meteorology's popular seven-day forecasts to cover entire seasons. Ask instead, ''What will autumn be like?'' Such ... Read More

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