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Bowl a Strike with Wolfram System Modeler

Bowling is a simple game that consists of a ball, 10 pins and a lane. You take the ball, come to the starting line, aim between pins 1 and 3 and throw the ball. You instinctively assume that ...

What Does Hollywood Have to Do with the Chicken Head?

In a relatively popular marketing device in the past decade, chickens found their way into online advertising and TV commercials, where their impressive focusing and stabilization skills were displayed. Hold them...

Digital Vintage Sound: Modeling Analog Drums

You may not know what a Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer is, but you have most certainly heard it. The TR-808 is a programmable drum machine released by Roland in 1980. The 808 is...

System Dynamics Modeling—Now Available with the Business Simulation Library

System dynamics (SD) is a very powerful and flexible modeling paradigm, ideally suited to tackle strategic business, economics and public policy issues. Some years ago...

Simulating Zero Gravity to Demonstrate the Dzhanibekov Effect

Wolfram System Modeler 12.2 was just released, featuring things such as personalization of plots, new model libraries and extended GUI support for advanced modeling. One of the other additions...

Digital Vintage Sound: Modeling Analog Synthesizers

Have you ever thought about making your own musical instruments? What about making mathematical models of your instruments? Whether you’re someone looking for a cost-effective alternative...

Powering Engineering Education with Wolfram Virtual Labs

How can you make teaching come alive and be more engaging? For many educators, the answer turns out to be not so much a single solution, but rather a set of tools that...


Innovating in Education, Analytics and Engineering

Robert Prince-Wright has been using Mathematica since its debut in 1988 to develop computational tools in education, business consulting and offshore engineering. We recently talked...

Why Is Sickle Cell Anemia Common in Areas with Malaria?

Life science teaches us to answer everything from "How can vaccines be used to indirectly protect people who haven’t been immunized?" to "Why are variations in eye color almost exclusively present…

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