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.