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Artist's conceptualization of the COSMOS observatory
December 3, 2020

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has received funding approval to survey prospective locations for the Coronal Solar Magnetism Observatory (COSMO).

Photographic image of Stan Solomon
December 1, 2020

Stan Solomon presented a NCAR Explorer Series lecture about how the aurora is formed and varies with the solar wind driver. In this public outreach lecture Stan delves into the physics and chemistry of the ionosphere.

November 19, 2020

The High Altitude Observatory is proud to acknowledge Dr. Gang Lu for being among the 2020 class of AGU Fellows, just recently announced. Gang is a Senior Scientist at HAO. Her primary research interests are in high-latitude ionospheric electrodynamics, solar wind-magnetosphere-ionosphere thermosphere coupling, and space weather.

Holly Gilbert. Image: NASA
October 8, 2020

HAO is proud to announce our new director, Holly Gilbert.
See "Holly Gilbert Chosen to Lead NCAR's High Altitude Observatory"

Graphic image of magnetic field model
August 12, 2020

An international team led by solar physicists from Peking University, China and National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), USA, has recently measured the global magnetic field of the solar corona for the first time.

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