Awe-inspiring simulation of a flight through the known Universe

This simulation of a flight through the known universe shows "the real positions and images of the galaxies that have been mapped so far" according to the Galaxy and Mass Assembly catalogue.

While the positions of galaxies are spot on, they have been made bigger for visual purposes.

At high speed, the Universe looks like snow flakes, dirty rain, bird poop and insects hitting your car windshield. Learn more about the research behind this video at arXiv and Universe Today.


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