Astrophysicists and cosmologists have come up with a new time-lapse simulation of the universe’s evolution that is the most comprehensive and detailed yet. The Illustris simulation, as it’s called, spans 13.8 billion years of cosmic evolution and follows thousands of galaxies taking into account gravity, hydrodynamics, cooling, the course of stellar population and other complex Read more…
Astronomers at the University of Texas have made a series of remarkable discoveries using some of the most powerful supercomputers in existence. Massive numerical …
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