Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - February 19, 2010
Research presented in a paper by Morgan McGuire, assistant professor of computer science at Williams College, and co-author Dr David Luebke of NVIDIA, introduces a new algorithm to improve computer graphics for video games.
Word of the Day
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.