Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Science

Submission + - Physical Models in an Age of Computers->

Harperdog writes: Good article about the Bay Model in Sausalito, California, which was built in 1959 to study a (terrible) plan to dam up San Francisco Bay. The model was at the forefront of research and testing on water issues that affected all of California; its research contributions have been rendered obsolete by computer testing, but there are many who think it could contribute still. Now used for education and tourism, the model is over 1 1/2 acres and replicates a 24-hour tidal cycle in just 14 minutes. Good stuff.
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Physical Models in an Age of Computers

Comments Filter:

Real programs don't eat cache.

Working...