Ever wonder what the universe was really up to 5.5 billion years ago? It was almost certainly expanding, but now with a new Harvard-developed technology called Arepo, you can watch the beautiful, violent unfolding of the universe for yourself. Just don't think too hard about it. You might suffer a nervous breakdown trying to justify your existence. [Harvard via PhysOrg via Engadget]
Catch Up On The Past 9 Billion Years Of The Universe's Existence In 80 Seconds
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