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Astrophysics in Virtual Worlds: Implementing N-Body Simulations in OpenSim

19. July 2008


Junichiro Makino, University of Tokyo, leads the way into the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) in Tokyo. Piet Hut, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, is right behind with the Genkii team. Jun Makino has offered the use of a server at the observatory to set up an OpenSim environment. History is about to be […]

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Microsoft Dev Community in OpenSim/realXtend

12. June 2008


Recently, I met Kyle Gomboy, a former aerospace test engineer turned entrepreneur (pictured above working in Project Manhattan OpenSim), at a realXtend open house in Second Life. I quickly realized that this little bot (his avatar in Second Life is a cute energy efficient robot called G2 Proto) was one of the power houses behind […]

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The US-Islamic World Forum: Panel in Second Life

6. February 2008

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On Sunday February 17 at 11 AM SLT, Eureka Dejavu and Schmilsson Nilssson will be hosting and bringing into Second Life a virtual world Arts & Culture round table live from the Brookings Institution-hosted U.S.-Islamic World Forum, Doha, Qatar. The panel features a cross-section of artists, including Nashwa Al Ruwaini, who is, among many things, […]

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