Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) – a research and development center funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) – found that facial recognition systems can help improve hailstorm predictability and severity by using AI techniques associated with facial recognition technology. […]

The National Center for Atmospheric Research selected Juniper Networks to provide infrastructure for a new supercomputer that will perform 5.34 quadrillion calculations per second. This new supercomputer will be installed at NCAR’s Wyoming Supercomputing Center this fall; it will be operational in 2017.