Taking all-sky surveys / maps to another 10^n level of visualization … So much of modern cosmology depends on the discovery of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation in 1965. Wiki: “Any proposed model of the universe must explain this radiation.” Since then, advances in the tools to measure and analyze that faint, relic radiation… Continue reading Big sim’s – visualizing the universe!
Remember the “Powers of 10” video from 1977? Perhaps this visualization needs to be updated, eh. A 21st century version? Among others, modern cosmology depends on the work of Max Planck. He was a seminal figure in changing our view of the world and universe. Just look at the List of things named after Max… Continue reading Planck world