World’s Largest Supercomputer Simulation Explains Growth of Galaxies



Here’s a bit of propaganda about work I’m involved in: “The Virgo consortium, an international group of astrophysicists from Germany, the UK, Canada and the USA has just released first results from the largest simulation ever of cosmic structure growth and of galaxy and quasar formation.” (source) Make sure you watch those movies, they’re utterly spectacular. More images and movies here.