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Scientists unveil ‘most accurate virtual representation of the universe’

Researchers have created what they describe as the “largest and most accurate computer simulation to date” of our section of the universe. Scientists created the simulations, from the Big Bang to the present, using a supercomputer to recreate the entire evolution of the cosmos. By using advanced statistical techniques, the simulations are conditioned to reproduce […]

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JWST: Space telescope’s ‘golden eye’ opens to complete last major hurdle

Nasa’s new space telescope opened its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror on Saturday, the final step in the observatory’s dramatic unfurling. The last portion of the 21-foot mirror swung into place at flight controllers’ command, completing the unfolding of the James Webb Space Telescope. “I’m emotional about it. What an amazing milestone. We see that beautiful […]

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