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Climate Change

Syukuro Manabe, pioneer of the science of global warming

Winner of Nobel Prize in physics developed 'digital twins' of Earth's climate

Syukuro Manabe laid the foundations for the science of global warming.

TOKYO -- The physical modeling of Earth's climate, for which Syukuro Manabe, senior meteorologist at Princeton University, was chosen as a recipient of the 2021 Nobel Prize in physics is a technology to simulate physical phenomena of the Earth on a computer. Aiming to create a "digital twin" of the real world, it is an indispensable tool for discussing plans for humanity's future, such as predictions on global warming and the effects of measures against it.

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