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NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center Visitor Center

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Address: 8120 Veta Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82009
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+1 307-996-4321
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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How many people have actually seen a supercomputer?

This is the site of the supercomputer for the National Center for Atmospheric Research sponsored by the National Science Foundation. This computer does all the weather... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Oxford, MS
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Oxford, MS
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is the site of the supercomputer for the National Center for Atmospheric Research sponsored by the National Science Foundation. This computer does all the weather forecasting for the Antarctica, and provides computing power for weather and climate forecasting. The guide took us through the various displays and showed us what we could explore on our own. There were a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

We go to the Boulder NCAR visitor's center and are accustomed to 2 floors of around a hundred nice displays about their work. This visitor's center has like 7 displays all in a single room that's off of the lobby. Also, it felt like you were visiting an office building where you were sort of corralled into the lobby and... More 

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

If you are a techie, or if you want to see what goes on in that big building over there, it's worth stopping. Great interactive display with huge video screen showing what they do there. You can see Yellowstone the supercomputer in the adjacent room.

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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Visitors are welcomed during business hours. A great introduction video goes over why the super computer came to Cheyenne and some history. Informative displays and information is offered in the visitor area. You can see the complex super computer system through a glass window. Great experience at no cost.

Thank sheriffland

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