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Bolshoi Cosmological Simulations

Astronomers have completed the Bolshoi simulations - the aptly named supercomputer simulations of the cosmos (bolshoi means "great" in Russian), and the result is fantastic.

Here's a video clip of the Bolshoi Fly-Through by Anatoly Klypin and Joel Primack, visualized by Chris Henze at NASA Ames Research Center. I gather there's a Pale Blue Dot somewhere in there ...

More at the website of the Bolshoi Cosmological Simulations - via Science Daily

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