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Let These Mind-Blowing Galaxy Simulations Melt Your Face Off

Everyone knows the cure for existential ennui is the Three P’s: Pint (of ice cream), Pink Floyd, and Pretty space pictures. While we can’t provide you with ice cream or a psychedelic experience, we can offer you some truly sublime galaxy simulations that are sure to fill the void inside you—for now.

study featured in this month’s Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society includes 30 high-resolution simulations of the formation of disc galaxies like our Milky Way, highlighting phenomena like the growth of black holes, the birth of new stars, supernova explosions, and more.