Saturday, May 10, 2014

Illustris

Astronomers create first realistic virtual universe
May 8, 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjSFR40SY58#t=59
illustris-simulation Astronomers have created the first realistic virtual universe using a computer simulation called “Illustris.” Illustris can recreate 13 billion years of cosmic evolution in a cube 350 million light-years on a side with unprecedented resolution. “Until now, no single simulation was able to reproduce the universe on both large and small scales simultaneously,” says lead … more…

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