The Discovery of Global Warming

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The supercomputer room at the National Center for Atmospheric Research laboratory in Boulder, Colorado (pictured here). This is one of only a few machines in the world capable of handling a full Global Climate Model. Such models, which take into account hundreds of different phenomena and their interactions, are among the largest jobs handled by any computer.

Courtesy the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).
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