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“3D Models”

Jun 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In an effort to visualize what a future starship may look like, NASA physicist Sonny White and space artist Mark Rademaker have teamed up to create the 'IXS Enterprise.'
May 23, 2014 01:32 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Virtual visualization techniques are fundamentally changing the science of paleontology. Continue reading →
May 12, 2014 12:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When two galaxies collide, the mingling interstellar gases are violently turbulent. Turbulence should switch off any star formation, but galactic mergers are known to be fertile grounds for stellar birthing -- what's going on? Continue reading →
May 7, 2014 08:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After 3 months of number-crunching, 8,000 computer processors working in parallel have recreated the evolution of our Universe in unprecedented detail. Continue reading →
Apr 2, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Remains of a dinosaur chase from 112 million years ago have just been recreated in 3D. Continue reading →
Mar 12, 2014 03:16 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Doctors and designers scanned the healthy side of the man's face and then used 3-D printing technology to fabricate new plates for reconstructive surgery on the damaged skull. Continue reading →
Dec 4, 2013 03:43 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The icy Jovian moon has a strange surface -- regions of flat ice interrupted by chaotic terrain. What causes the chaos? Europa's internal heat convection may hold the key. Continue reading →
Nov 19, 2013 12:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Want to track the potential "Comet of the Century" as it travels through the inner solar system? Now's your chance. Continue reading →
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