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Narupa is our flagship project, a virtual reality enabled real-time interactive molecular dynamics framework for nanotech research applications in domains like biochemistry, materials design, and synthetic chemistry. Narupa is a portmanteau of the prefix 'nano' and suffix 'arupa'. Arūpa is a Sanskrit word describing non-physical and non-material objects. We like it as a concept for describing what it's like to reach out and touch a simulated nanoscale object in VR.

The open-source Narupa repository is available on GitLab under a GPL v3.0, which you can clone & get running straightaway! To get involved as a community developer, all you need to do is sign our electronic CLA.