9/11 Simulation

By Deane Barker on June 21, 2007

Scientists simulate jet colliding with World Trade Center: A very high-quality, five-minute simulation of exactly what happened when one of the planes hit one of the towers.

Found via this CNN article, which says:

The 3-D animation, part of a Purdue study that took two and a half years to complete, will hopefully help engineers design safer buildings, researchers said.

Also, interesting note on why they chose YouTube:

Researchers decided to post the simulation on the popular Web site because of the animation file’s size, which could not be adequately supported by their servers, he said.

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Comments

  1. Oh great this will bring out all of the conspiracy theorist again. Where is Rosie O’ Fat? “For the first time in history fire metals steel.” moron.

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