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Visitors get a VR tour of Mars at DRI

DRI VR Tour of Mars

DRI?s Thomas Jackman, left, and Steve Hill, director of the Governor?s Office of Economic Development, get a tour of Mars given by Joseph Mahsman, right, inside the DRIVE 6 virtual reality environment at the Desert Research Institute in December. Andy Barron/RGJ
Photo by Andy Barron — 121217

Tom Jackman, left, with DRI, and Steve Hill, Director of the Nevada Office of Economic Development, get a tour of Mars given by Compution and visualization sciencentist Joseph Mahsman, right, inside the virtual reality environment at the Desert Research Institute on Dec. 17, 2012. Read More DRI VR Tour of Mars

DRI staff unveils a replica of a Chinese terra cotta warrior

DRI Terra Cotta Replica

Tom Gallagher, left, unveils ?the General,? a replica of a Chinese Terra Cotta Warrior, with the help of Desert Research Institute research professor Judith Chow and DRI president Stephen Wells on Friday. Photos by Tim Dunn/RGJ
Tom Gallagher, left, unveils “The General,” replica of a Chinese Terra Cotta Warrior Friday with the help of Desert Research Institute research professor Judith Chow and DRI president Stephen Wells. DRI supporters Gallagher and his wife Mary Kay donated the replica. Chow, fellow research professor John Watson and DRI have worked with the Chinese government for 20 years to protect the 2,200-year historical site, unearthed in 1974, from damage caused by pollution. Photo by Tim Dunn/RGJ Read More DRI Terra Cotta Replica

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