20 June 2017

Scientific Visualization: From Archaeology to Astronomy

20 June 2017

Date

20 June 2017
10:00 - 17:00

Venue

Rotterdamse Schouwburg
Schouwburgplein 25
3012 CL Rotterdam

Contact

What is the impact of visualization on science?

Scientific Visualization: From Archaeology to Astronomy is a one-day event where scientists and researchers from different disciplines meet to discover how visualization technologies impact scientific research.

The event will feature nine speakers showcasing (the application of) scientific visualization in different fields.

Why?

Scientific visualization impacts all research disciplines. Understanding our past, dealing with the challenges of climate change, discovering dark matter, and analyzing human behavior are all areas where scientific visualization is applied to gain scientific insight.

For who?

Visualization technologies used in one discipline can be applicable in other disciplines. This event will be of interest for researchers from all disciplines - from the humanities to astronomy and beyond.

Image: NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio and the MAVEN Science Team - A 3-D animation created by NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio using data from the MAVEN mission to Mars is the corporate winner of the inaugural Data Stories video contest sponsored bySciencemagazine for videos that tell stories about data. The video explains how the solar wind is driving particles from the upper atmosphere of Mars into space, which may have caused the planet to dry out and cool over the eons. Read more

See full program

Fedor Baart
Deltares
Charles van den Heuvel
Huygens ING / University of Amsterdam
Maurice de Kleijn & Rens de Hond
VU University Amsterdam / Radboud University
Maarten Breddels
University of Groningen
Gábor Závodszky & Paul Melis
University of Amsterdam / SURFsara
Boudewijn Lelieveldt
Leiden University Medical Center
Lingyun Yu
University of Groningen
Jack van Wijk
Eindhoven University of Technology

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