Skip to comments.Video: Simulation Renders Entire Known Universe (Woah!)
Posted on 12/18/2009 8:11:16 PM PST by SMCC1
"Everyone loves a good road movie, whether it's Hope and Crosby or Fonda and Hopper. But the scope of those films pales in comparison to the ground covered by the Hayden Planetarium's new video, The Known Universe. The video starts in Tibet and zooms out through time and space until it shows well, the entire known universe.
The video, created for the new Rubin Art Museum exhibit Visions of the Cosmos: From the Milky Ocean to an Evolving Universe, uses over a decade of data collected by researchers at the planetarium. Called the Digital Universe Atlas, the data encompasses the precise location of every object ever observed in the sky. From quasars to pulsars to black holes to nebulas, it's all there....
...But enough of my yammering! Check out the video yourself, but make sure to budget some extra time for sitting in slack-jawed awe."
(Excerpt) Read more at popsci.com ...
That was neat. Thanks for the link.
That was really awe-inspiring.
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Whoa! Dude! Awesome!
How Great Thou Art . . .
WOW !!! Thanks for that post. How humbling. That would be great to show to kids to get them interested in science..
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