Conferences - Seminars

12FEB
2018
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  Monday 12 February 2018 16:15 - 17:15 Room CE3

Computer reconstruction of cosmic history

By Prof. Simon White, Max-Planck-Institut, Garching

Over the last 40 years computer power has increased billion-fold, enabling ever more detailed recreation of cosmic evolution. This has provided insight into the material content of our Universe, the formation of the galaxies, and the emergence of the intricate, web-like structure we see around us today. Such simulations have shown that most cosmic matter is of a kind unknown on Earth, and that all structure grew from weak sound waves in the hot, near-uniform plasma which emerged from the Big Bang.
 

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Organization Section de Physique

Contact Dr. Pascale Jablonka, pascale.jablonka@epfl.ch

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