• [September 30, 2018]

The new feature branch feature/CUDA has been created in order to develop support for GPU computing.

  • [September 16, 2018]

A new screencast showing the blending of different colored materials is online on YouTube.

  • [August 9, 2018]

An installer of alien for Microsoft Windows 10 is now available.

  • [August 9, 2018]

After many years of development version 1.0 of alien including a comprehensive documentation has been released. The source code is available on the master branch of the alien-GitLab repository.

Predecessor project

The alien project was strongly inspired by a predecessor project named alien0. The conducted research studies and experiences have led to many new ideas that where incorporated in the present simulation software. In particular the need for a more realistic physics framework and extended programming capabilities of the artificial structures.

More information about alien0 can be found at