Bolshoi Cosmological Simulations
Astronomers have completed the Bolshoi simulations – the aptly named supercomputer
simulations of the cosmos (bolshoi means "great" in
Russian), and the result is fantastic.
Here’s a video clip of the Bolshoi Fly-Through by Anatoly Klypin and
Joel Primack, visualized by Chris Henze at NASA Ames Research Center.
I gather there’s a Pale
Blue Dot somewhere in there …