Tech Roundup, Feb. 7, 2020 | NASA looks to Brazil for its weather data

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You’re reading The Brazilian Report‘s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: NASA to use a Brazilian-led weather model. Facebook moves to stimulate STEM professionals in Brazil. The success of Locaweb’s IPO.

NASA adopts Brazilian weather forecast model

The U.S. space agency NASA has replaced its weather forecast system NASA Geos with one created by a team led by Brazilian physicist Saulo Freitas, of the National Institute for Space Research (Inpe). It took three years for the system to be developed—and it earned Mr. Freitas NASA’s Exceptional Scientific...

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