New Collection Spotlight: Films and Recordings from NSF NCAR & UCAR History

Nov 16, 2021

Over 100 historic films and audio recordings are now available in OpenSky! Browse the full collection now to hear scientific lectures from the 1960s, view some of the earliest computer generated climate model simulations, watch educational science films, and see historic observations of the sun. You can also explore a new online exhibit that features select films and audio to alongside related documents and photos from the NSF NCAR Archives. 


This project was supported by a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The grant program is made possible by funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. | This project was also supported by the UCAR President's Strategic Initiative Fund.

Watch the films on YouTube with captions as well! Here's Help for Hail Alley, a short film about the 1970s National Hail Research Experiment.