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5 Fun Facts to Celebrate Fibonacci Day

November 23, 2021

Fun fact: The Fibonacci sequence can be found in flowers, pine cones, tree branches, and shells.

Möbius Strips: Where Math Meets Art

November 16, 2021

The Möbius strip was simultaneously and independently discovered by two German mathematicians in the 1850s. Today, this one-sided object is found in tools, art, nature, and more.

Extracting DNA: From Pumpkins to Mammoths

October 26, 2021

Here, we go over how to recover DNA from a pumpkin using a simple experiment, as well as how scientists made a recent breakthrough in DNA extraction research.

Fore! Analyzing the Performance of a Golf Ball with Simulation

August 25, 2021

Did you know that golf balls were originally made out of wood? We discuss the evolution of the golf ball and how simulation can be used to analyze modern golf ball designs.

Analyzing LED Bulb Designs with Heat Transfer Simulation

July 22, 2021

LED bulbs are billed as more energy efficient than traditional bulbs, but they are not 100% efficient in turning electricity into light, making thermal management a vital design consideration.

8 Uses of COMSOL Multiphysics® in the Biomedical Industry

June 10, 2021

Read about 8 real-world examples of how engineers and researchers in the biomedical industry are using simulation to advance their innovative designs.

3 Examples of Optimizing Loudspeaker Components

June 3, 2021

Whether in a home theater system, gym, or massive concert venue, loudspeakers need to perform optimally. 1 way to do so is by performing a shape or topology optimization study of its components.

Studying a 500-Million-Year-Old Dinner Party with CFD Simulation

May 13, 2021

From zebras to elephants to lions, Namibia is home to a variety of wildlife. However, this research team was on the lookout for the fossils of a 500-million-year-old organism.