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Silly String Theory
2008-Jan-19, 03:03 AM
I don't see this here anywhere...if it's being discussed, consider me blind and delete the thread, mods. :)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7195718.stm



"Virtual worlds with scientifically accurate simulations could permit learners to tinker with chemical reactions in living cells, practice operating and repairing expensive equipment, and experience microgravity," it says.

The document calls for a game engine that includes "powerful physics capabilities" that can "support accurate in-game experimentation and research".

"A Nasa-based MMO could provide opportunities for students to investigate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics career paths while participating in engaging game-play."

Man, I say YES. Go for it- aimed at kids or not, I'll play!

KaiYeves
2008-Jan-19, 07:24 PM
A game where I can play astronaut?
FUN!