The Science Behind Hollywood Explosions Fig. 1

9/15/2015; 3 minutes

How do filmmakers create a big explosion? Theodore Kim, an associate professor in the Media Arts and Technology Program and Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara, explains how his software creates the smoke effects seen in many Hollywood films. This segment is part of the Fig. 1 series created by the multimedia team at the Office of the President of the University of California. (#30170)

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