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2014-03-27 12:32:47

CD-adapco STAR Global Conference was held in Vienna, Austria this year. NEW YORK and LONDON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CD-adapco(TM), the largest privately held CFD-focused provider of Computer Aided Engineering software recently held its STAR Global Conference 2014. The theme of this year's conference was "Simulating Systems." During his welcome speech, CD-adapco President, Steve MacDonald said, "It wasn't very long ago, when we struggled to fill a single room, and all of the...

2014-01-21 23:04:29

CD-adapco will host the STAR Global Conference in Vienna, Austria in March. New York and London. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 CD-adapco™, the largest privately held CFD-focused provider of Computer Aided Engineering software, announced the keynote speaker, David Breashears, at its STAR Global Conference 2014 held March 17-19 in Vienna, Austria. LEARN TO CLIMB ANY MOUNTAIN: This year's keynote address is from David Breashears, world-renowned climber, adventurer and filmmaker. He will...

Virtual Everest From PC Or Smartphone
2013-05-29 10:32:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Exactly 60 years after Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest, Microsoft has unveiled “Everest: Rivers of Ice,” a website designed to virtually bring Earth´s highest peak to laptops and touch screens around the world. Using high-resolution video and photographic panorama content to display the Greater Himalaya region, Rivers of Ice is the result of a collaboration between the Internet Explorer 10 team...

Mount Everest Shown In 2 Billion Pixels
2012-12-20 06:49:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Filmmaker David Breashears has created a spectacular, two-billion pixel zoom image of Mount Everest to show the effects of climate change in the Himalayas. The interactive photograph reveals stunning details of the world´s highest peak, allowing viewers to ℠navigate´ around base camp and the mountain. Breashears captured 477 individual images to compose the gigapixel panorama of the Khumbu glacier from the...

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2010-07-17 06:15:00

New photos taken from the same spot that British climber George Mallory captured on camera in 1921 show significant ice loss. The Asia Society (AS) arranged for the pictures to be taken. "The photographs reveal a startling truth: the ice of the Himalaya is disappearing," according to an AS statement. "They reveal an alarming loss in ice mass over an 89-year period." The photos taken by Mallory reveal a powerful, white, S-shaped sweep of ice on the mountain. Mountaineer David Breashears took...