WhaleTech: Fly through 400,000 galaxies

The First Public Data Release from BOSS, the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey.

Led by Berkeley Lab scientists, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s BOSS is bigger than all other spectroscopic surveys combined for measuring the universe’s large-scale structure.

Here is an animation where you fly through 400,000 galaxies in their true relative positions.

Credit – Berkeley Lab



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  • RockyFist

    Needs some music along with it.

  • BR

    Where’s the “You are here” sign?