Monthly Archives: August 2011

Astrophysicists at the University of Zurich, in collaboration with the University of California at S

Astrophysicists at the University of Zurich, in collaboration with the University of California at Santa Cruz, have released a new simulation showing how the Milky Way formed.

This associated video describes the significance of the simulation: http://youtu.be/GYtBQR2oI4U

This simulation took eight months to calculate on a supercomputer, and would have taken 570 years to calculate on an average personal computer.