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Simulating the Epoch of Reionisation

By • July 29th, 2015

A team of researchers led by Dr Alan Duffy from Swinburne University of Technology’s Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing is using the petascale power of the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre to uncover the secrets behind the birth of the Universe’s first galaxies. The project is simulating the little-understood formation of these galaxies at an unrivalled levelmore…

Cosmic Web Simulation

By • January 29th, 2015

Our Universe is dominated not by the material we can see but that which we can’t. By observing the motion of galaxies and the manner in which they are positioned across the sky we can infer the presence of enormous amounts of unseen material, called Dark Matter. We create model universes inside supercomputers to try to understand themore…