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The Moon May Be The Result Of Earth’s Collision With Its Long-Lost Twin
Digging up dirt on our satellite's back story
Computer Models Confirm: Small Islands Off Coast Can Make Tsunamis Worse
Sometimes a barrier island doesn't live up to its name.
Supercomputer Takes 40 Minutes To Create Super-Detailed Model Of 1 Second Of Brain Activity
The human brain won't be surpassed by computers any time soon.
Island Formations Might Make Tsunamis Worse
A computer simulation found nearby islands can amplify the severity of a tsunami by as much as 70 percent.
Dinosaur Digs, Particle Accelerators and Crash Tests: Eight Epic Summer Vacations
Not your rainy afternoon trip to the science museum
Elaborate Software Model Addresses Burning Question: “How Is the Eiffel Tower Still Standing?”
The Eiffel Tower was intended to stand for only 20 years past its 1889 debut–in fact, the original contest rules … Continued
Video: What Would You See As You Plummet Into a Black Hole?
A new simulator has the answer
Versatile IED Simulations Change As Quickly As Insurgent Tactics
Roadside bombings are, unfortunately, a part of daily life for troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, and almost every day the … Continued
Digital Rat Brain Spontaneously Develops Organized Neuron Patterns
Researchers hope the breakthrough could lead to a fully virtual human brain within ten years
An Algorithm That Synthesizes the Soothing Gurgles of Virtual Water
Harmonic modeling of fluids creates liquid you actually want to get in your computer