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Screenshot from Behind the Scenes of Hubble 3D with orange, pink, and yellow gas clouds with white stars in a black sky

Behind the Scenes of ‘Hubble 3D’

Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, this documentary film takes viewers through distant galaxies as it tells the story of the repair and upgrade of the Hubble telescope.

Research
Three images of a 3D volumetric rendering of a mummy, showing different angles of the head and upper body

3D Volumetric Rendering of Mummy

The University of Illinois’ World Heritage Museum received a donated Egyptian mummy in 1989. An interdisciplinary team, including NCSA, then worked to better understand the mummification process and to determine the mummy’s age, sex, medical history, and cause of death.

Honors and Awards
Screenshot of a thunderstorm visualization with blue, grey, and black clouds on a white and grey grid

Thunderstorm Visualization Debuts at SIGGRAPH

The visualizations of thunderstorms that an NCSA team built in 1989 were not only palatable, they were beautiful and hugely informative. The animation of a thunderstorm as it forms debuted at SIGGRAPH, the international visualization conference.

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