simulation

Watch a Simulation of a Galaxy, From the Big Bang Until the Present Day

The large-scale and highly-detailed TNG50 simulation has allowed scientists to shed new light on the evolution of the cosmos and…

9 months ago

New Simulation Models Galaxies Like Never Before

Astronomy is, by definition, intangible. Traditional laboratory-style experiments that utilize variables and control groups are of little use to the scientists who…

6 years ago

Astrophotographers Capture Dramatic Photos of Comet Siding Spring Approaching Mars

Astrophotographer Damian Peach shares this spectacular image of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring approaching Mars taken just hours ago.  The faint comet…

6 years ago

How Watching 13 Billion Years Of Cosmic Growth Links To Storytelling

How do you show off 13 billion years of cosmic growth? One way that astronomers can figure that out is…

6 years ago

Watch Live As Underwater Astronauts Drill Into The Ocean Floor

How do we send humans to asteroids or Mars? While the answer is complex, one part of it is to…

6 years ago

Watch a Million Particles Collide

What happens when you give 1,000,000 particles their own gravity and spring repulsion and send them out to play? Watch…

7 years ago