Lenny Lipton

Mar. 19, 2010

The Future of 3D

Blockbuster films use 3D, and 3D televisions are entering the market. But where is the technology headed?

film, television, 3d, 3-d, hubble, space, movie, imax

Feb. 20, 2009

Future of Animation

Recent films such as Coraline have wowed audiences with their visual effects. We'll talk with movie industry experts about the science and technology that lies behind animation, 3D images, and other visual tricks of the silver screen.

film, movies, animation, 3d

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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