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Visualized: Worldwide Shark Attacks Since 2000
At the Florida Museum of Natural History, filling up two five-drawer file cabinets are 2700 detailed accounts of shark attacks … Continued
Video: Disney’s 3-D Facial Scruff Technology Reconstructs Beards Down to the Individual Hair
Face capture technology has come a long way, especially as 3-D stereoscopic imaging and the like have made leaps forward … Continued
Video: ‘Unlimited Detail’ Graphics Tech Surfaces Again With Tantalizing New Demo
Using point-cloud construction rather than polygons, the software promises digital environments that are 100,000 times more detailed than the current state of the art
Celebrity Scandal Revealed: Last Week’s Hottest Japanese Pop Star Isn’t a Real Human
A candy commercial in Japan set fans of supergroup AKB 48 atwitter last week when it appeared the iconic 61-member … Continued
PopSci’s Guide to Sci-Tech Summer Movies
From the gadgets in Get Smart to the gamma rays in The Hulk, we rate the scientific jargon quotient of the summer's hottest flicks
Hollywood Science: How to Make a Digital World
The high-speed stunner Speed Racer resets reality by creating a fantasyland out of nothing but computers and imagination
And the Oscar Goes To: Fluid Simulation Algorithms!
While the stars bask in glitz, the unsung heroes of today's effects-laden blockbusters continue to work on one of the linchpins of CG graphics: realistic water
PopSci’s Fourth Annual Brilliant 10
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more