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September 29, 2011 -Three "Bolshoi" Supercomputer Simulations of the Evolution of the Universe Announced by Authors from University of California, New Mexico State University

The Bolshoi Simulation
Two research articles describing the most accurate cosmological simulation of the evolution of the large-scale structure of the universe yet made—named “Bolshoi” (the Russian word for “great” or “grand”)—have been accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal. The results calculated by the Bolshoi simulation—spectacular visualizations of what the universe was like at time steps 40 million or 80 million years apart—are being made publicly available to the world’s astronomers and astrophysicists...

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