News tagged with dynamic simulations

Optimizing large wind farms

Wind farms around the world are large and getting larger. Arranging thousands of wind turbines across many miles of land requires new tools that can balance cost and efficiency to provide the most energy for ...

Nov 23, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0

Weather in a Tank

In recent years, U.S. undergraduates have shown an increasing interest in introductory meteorology, oceanography and climate classes. But many students find it difficult to grasp the non-intuitive nature of ...

Mar 17, 2010 4 / 5 (3) 0

Building Planet Earth

A new study shows how rocky planets are formed from the manic swirl of gas and dust that surround a young star, and determines what chemical building blocks are used to construct the planets. Understanding ...

Oct 22, 2009 4.4 / 5 (9) 1