Galactic Pinball

April 24, 2015 - This computer simulation shows small galaxies forming and then merging to create larger galaxies with spiral arms, much like the Milky Way. Once launched in 2018, the Webb telescope will search for the first galaxies that formed in the universe.
Video: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Advanced Visualization Laboratory/B. O'Shea and M. Norman