Conditions on our planet—such as the temperature and the presence of winds or storms—define Earth’s weather. Scientists studying the weather help people prepare for different environments, such as sunny skies, blizzards, and hurricanes.
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Earth Science, Meteorology
With so many variables to account for, predicting the weather is notoriously difficult. Meteorologists often use supercomputers, like the Orion Supercomputer at Mississippi State University's Performance Computing Center, to model the planet's weather.
Photograph by Logan Kirkland/Mississippi State University
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May 17, 2022
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