Saturday, October 1, 2011
Energy and matter spin to reveal the latest in hot universe models.. Workit!!!
I'm excited by the Bolshoi universe simulation which was created by astrophysicists at California High-Performance Astrocomputing Center and New Mexico State University using some impressive brain squishing calculations to capture and render the most accurate snapshots of the evolution of the universe millions of years apart, to date.
While it's aim is to help expand our understanding of cosmic mysteries such as dark matter and black holes, I imagine it will also be employed as a very hip, digital discoball where hot Russian models will expend their energy and matter...
For more check out more videos and visuals at the HIPACC site.