Photo: phys.org the Web of the Universe

The simulator represents the universe as a cosmic web of gas and dark matter. IllustrisTNG allows not only to trace the development of galaxies, but also to shape the future of the cosmos.

Astrophysics presented the most detailed simulation of the Universe. Up to this time it was not possible to create such a detailed map of the Universe with galaxies and constellations.

On the large-scale operation worked by the researchers several of the largest scientific centers in the world – the max Planck Institute, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of technology and Institute of Flatiron .