NMSR Meeting: Scientific Animations

Wednesday Nov 14, 2018

835 Buena Vista Dr SE
Room 204
Albuquerque, NM 87106
US

Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

David Thomas

Phone: 5758355113
Website: Click to Visit

Dave Thomas presents examples of scientific animation, using computer-generated movies to illustrate complex phenomena, optical illusions as well as show-and-tell home-brewed animations.

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At our November 14th meeting of New Mexicans for Sciwence and Reason (NMSR), Dave Thomas will present several examples of Scientific Animation, e.g. using computer-generated movies to illustrate complex phenomena, optical illusions, and more. Dave will discuss and show his home-brewed animations for:
Special Relativity and the Twin Paradox
Seismic Refraction - "Seeing" Underground
Optical Illusions – Peripheral Vision
Isochron and Concordia Dating Methods
Map Projections, Day vs Night, Seasons
Path of the Sun: Globe vs. Flat Earth Models
3D Shape Visualizations
9/11 Collapse Simulation
Curved Mirror Reflections
Dancing Anagrams

See also: Reel World

Get Animated

New Mexicans for Science and Reason hosts its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, starting at 7pm. The special guest for November is physicist and mathematician Dave Thomas, who is on hand to present several examples of “scientific animation”—that is, using computer-generated movies to illustrate complex phenomena, optical illusions and more. Thomas will discuss and show home-brewed animations on subjects ranging from 9/11 collapse simulation to flat Earth visualizations. The meeting takes place at the CNM Main Campus Student Resource Center, Room 204 (near the corner of Buena Vista Dr. and Coal Ave.). For more details, go to nmsr.org.

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