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Happy Birthday, Elijah McCoy

May 2, 2024

Elijah McCoy is known for inventing a steam engine lubrication system. But did you know that he also filed 57 other U.S. patents, including a lawn sprinkler designed to look like a turtle?

Examining an Air Filter with a RANS Turbulence Model

February 20, 2024

Modeling and simulation can be used to analyze and better understand turbulent flow in a variety of systems. See one example here.

From TV Signals to Toasting: Tuning a Yagi–Uda Antenna to Heat Muffins

December 29, 2023

See how modeling and simulation can be used to test an unconventional heating method. Here, we explore how a Yagi–Uda antenna performs as a hypothetical oven replacement to heat muffins.

Happy Birthday, John von Neumann

December 28, 2023

One of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th century, John von Neumann also left major marks on quantum mechanics and computer science. Learn more about this polymath’s legacy.

Best Papers and Posters from the COMSOL Conference 2023 Munich

November 30, 2023

Electrochemical deposition, energy geostructures, and laser welding are just a few of the topics featured in the top papers and posters from the COMSOL Conference 2023 Munich.

Happy Birthday, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

October 24, 2023

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek advanced the capabilities of microscopes and made invaluable contributions to the understanding of microbiology. Let’s take a look at his legacy.

Happy Birthday, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

October 19, 2023

A stellar finding: In the 1930s, it was discovered that certain dying stars will form into extremely dense alternative bodies. Learn about the theoretical physicist who brought this to light.

Using Simulation to Guide mRNA Vaccine Production

August 10, 2023

In recent times, lipid nanoparticles have gained public attention for their use in mRNA vaccine production. Read how Veryst Engineering is using simulation to help guide this process.

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