Photographs of space are just snapshots of astronomical events. To really understand how things work in the Universe we need a fuller picture. But in laboratories on earth we don’t have the space or time to recreate cosmic events. The only option left is to use mathematics to help us create cosmic objects and events on computers, called simulations.
Astronomical simulations allow us to press fast-forward or rewind on the Universe and see entire events like the formation of the Solar System, the birth of the first galaxies or the future expansion of the Universe.
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