If NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center were to write a holiday letter, there would be no shortage of highlights to share. Gathered here are just a few of the shining moments from the Goddard 'household' in 2012.
Earth Science Week: 2011's theme is 'Our Ever-Changing Earth.' NASA offers a variety of multimedia products and educational activities designed to improve understanding of the natural processes that shape our planet.
NASA Earth and space simulations are getting a boost from graphics processing units (GPUs), with early results on laboratory and NASA Center for Climate Simulation GPU systems demonstrating potential for significant speedups.
Want to know what a clean room looks like? See a satellite being built? Meet an astronaut? Do this and more at a huge, free event called Explore@NASA Goddard set for May 14, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine!
The NCCS hosted a visit by Dr. Julia Slingo, chief scientist of the UK Met Office. Among other responsibilities, the Met Office provides weather forecasts for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.
Climate simulation and supporting high-end computing and networking technologies from Goddard were prominent at SC09: The International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis.