Do you want to make a galaxy?

Ever wondered how astronomers study galaxy formation when we can’t actually see it happen (as it takes billions and billions of years)? It’s all explained in this excellent video from Andrew Pontzen:

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77ZoF7Y1pNk%5D

2 Comments on “Do you want to make a galaxy?”

  1. […] Do You Want to Make a Galaxy? we are all in the gutter […]

  2. carlo says:

    Interesting simulation. It makes you crave for more.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s