Daily Archive: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

These German ‘Women’ struggle with life after Nazis

The Women in the Castle: A Novel by  Jessica Shattuck  (William Morrow) in Fiction World War II has inspired dozens of unforgettable novels, but Jessica Shattuck offers a mesmerizing new look at the aftermath of the war in The Women in the Castle (William Morrow, 356 pp., ***½ out of four stars). The fictional Marianne von Lingenfels is a

Researchers Simulate Laser Pulse-Material Interactions

A team led by University of Virginia professor Leonid Zhigilei has made a virtual laboratory by using computing resources at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to gain deeper insights into laser interactions with metal surfaces. “Rapid expansion of practical applications of ultrashort pulse laser processing, including engineering of new materials, requires understanding of fundamental

Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 3.5 for Maya

V-Ray 3.5 is the result of our continued efforts to help artists and to advance rendering technology at the same time. LOS ANGELES, Calif. (PRWEB) March 29, 2017 Today, Chaos Group released V-Ray 3.5 for Maya, a major update to its Academy Award-winning CPU and GPU production renderer. Used on recent television and film