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A Climate-Modeling Strategy That Won't Hurt the Climate

Krishna Palem, Rice University

Krishna Palem, a Rice University computer scientist, is proposing a power-saving supercomputer that might answer basic questions about global warming.

Credit: Michael Stravato for The New York Times

It is perhaps the most daunting challenge facing experts in both the fields of climate and computer science—creating a supercomputer that can accurately model the future of the planet in a set of equations and how the forces of climate change will affect it.

From The New York Times
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