Evolution of the Universe Revealed by Computer Simulation (Gallery)

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A New Simulation of Cosmic Evolution

Credit: Illustris Collaboration
A new simulation showing the evolution of the universe traces the formation of the cosmic web of galaxies scientists see today. The simulation - called…Read More »

Illustris - covers about 13 billion years of the universe's evolution starting about 12 million years after the Big Bang. This new simulation of the evolution of the universe lets scientists see the dark matter density field, gas temperatures and gas metallicity in a cube that measures about 350 million light-years on each side. Image released May 7, 2014. [See full story.]   Less «
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