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What is the universe made of?

Physicists and astrophysicists at Los Alamos are using the supercomputers to simulate Big Bang nucleosynthesis and the early universe to unprecedented precision.

Human-gorilla divergence may have occurred two million years earlier than thought (Photo : Flickr: Rod Waddington)

Los Alamos researchers have developed a code, called BURST, that describes the universe from a time of a few seconds after the Big Bang to several hundred thousand years later.


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