Eyal Gever is an artist who models catastrophes in breathtaking 3D

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Horrifying and yet beautiful art, painstakingly modeled in computer simulations. The one above is a car crash. Three links: the first is a great overview video, the second is his shared work, and the last is a presentation he did for Wired in the UK.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16646883

http://www.eyalgever.com/

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2011-12/07/wired-2011-eyal-gever