December 14, 2009

Boulder Climate Center Will Build Supercomputer in Wyoming

Bruce Finley

Cheaper to house NCAR super out-of-state.

Taxed by increasingly complex requests for climate modeling, the National Center for Atmospheric Research will build a new supercomputer — but house it in Wyoming, not Boulder. NCAR officials explained that the huge amounts of comparatively inexpensive electricity and space required for the $500 million computer upgrade are more easily had in Wyoming.

Full story at The Denver Post

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