Karen Whitehouse

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Between the 16th and 22nd of July 1994, the periodic comet designated P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed into Jupiter. Scientists hoped to learn about the makeup and behavior of both comets and Jupiter's atmosphere from the size, appearance, and composition of the impact plumes. The scientific community did not go into the event unprepared. Teams at several(More)
might have noticed that this months cover is unusual for CG&A. The image is not necessarily ething you would Iris-print and hang in your home. However, it represents an even more interesting possibility: Someday, that could be your virtual home. The entire environment is described in Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML, sometimes pronounced " vermal "),(More)
Door " 4 Making Connections elen Golden is a busywoman. When she and I arrive H at her house, she has several messages on her answering machine. During our interview, the phone rings every ten minutes. She has two phone lines, each with an answering machine, and she's hiring a personal assistant. She just rearranged her office to accommodate a large-format(More)
hen I first accepted the assignment of putting together CG&A's special Web-only issue, I thought that editing the six articles would present the biggest challenge. That was before I had to trace the shoreline of Crete, download and check an MPEG movie from Germany, and handcode many pages of text. Working on this issue taught me a lot about design, both(More)
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