News tagged with simulation tool

Math goes to the movies

Whether it's an exploding fireball in "Star Wars: Episode 3", a swirling maelstrom in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End", or beguiling rats turning out gourmet food in "Ratatouille", computer-generated ...

Apr 14, 2010
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Feet may be the key to hand evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists in Canada have used a mathematical model to simulate the evolution from an ape-like hand to the modern-day human hand, and discovered that changes in our fingers and hands developed ...

Jan 20, 2010 report
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Testbeds to breed next-generation systems

(PhysOrg.com) -- The systems that let you zap a photo to a friend, or an astronomer to control a telescope continents away, require intensive simulation and testing. Research has now made those key steps far easier.

Jan 28, 2009
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