Artifact Details

Title

Computer Movies in Research, 1978

Catalog Number

VT_295

Type

Moving Image

Publisher

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Duration

00:45:00

Format

16mm film

Description

animation, astro, biology, film, fluid dynamics, laser, movie, nuclear, particle, physics "Highlights reel" from the Symposium on Computer Films for Research in Physics and Chemistry, March, 1978, at U. of Colorado at Boulder, sponsored by Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, Nat'l Bureau of Standards, IBM. Fluid dynamics apps: Tractor Trailor 'rodynamics (Los Alamos NL); Tidally Interacting Galaxies; Two Phase Flow in a Reactor Downcomer (steam-water interaction); Laser Pulse Propagation; AZ Meteor Crater (recreates impact fx on elements). Particle apps: 3-body interaction; 3-D Galactic Dynamics; Colliding Molecules; crystal growth; rotating DNA structure (best of show, IMO); Boomerons (FR80 at Rutherford Lab).