"A long time ago in a galaxy..."




Hat tip: Bill Schanefelt

No, this isn't a trap for President Obama and his "Choom Gang," although I can imagine it captivating them for hours...

This is actually a NASA Simulation of a Disk Galaxy forming. See more of an explanation here: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

Video Credit goes to Fabio Governato et al. (U. Washington), N-Body Shop, NASA Advanced Supercomputing