Evolution of Early Universe

Visualization of Evolution of Early Universe

Viz Credits: Donna Cox, Robert Patterson, Alex Betts, Amit Chourasia, Steve Cutchin
Data Credits: Mike Norman, Robert Harkness et. al.
Tools: C++, MEL, Maya, Vista Volume Renderer
A high-resolution, data-driven visualization showing the evolution of the universe created by a collaboration between the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) The movie has 2000 snapshots. Each snapshot signifies the passage of 6.8 million years, to encompass the nearly 14 billion years from the Big Bang to the present. The 26 Terabytes of data for the movie was computed by using simulation codes from a team of astrophysicists, led by Mike Norman at the University of California, San Diego. The animation was shown at Siggraph 2005 Dome Show in Los Angeles. May 2005
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