Simulating the formation of large scale structrure in the universe

One of the beneficial consequences of adopting a cosmology based on an exochronous (i.e. timeless) metric, is that process of simulating the evolution of the universe becomes much easier.  In fact the modelling of the accumulation and dispersion of gravitational potential can be achieved with a single line of computer code in an N-body particle-mesh simulation. This compares favourably to the complex Fast Fourier Transform methodology that is more commonly used in such models.  This short video shows the simulation model in action. Starting from a totally uniform universe, we can see how matter (the yellow particles) starts to clump together into filaments and disks, which ultimately will go on to form galaxies.  The simulation also shows the gravitational potential that is generated by matter (the red/purple dots), and in turn dictates how matter will move.  This potential is, essentially, what cosmologists currently refer to as ‘Dark Matter’.

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