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Michael Norman on-camera: text

The challenge in numerical cosmology is to use a grid that's large enough to encompass a large amount of the universe, yet use individual zones that are small enough to resolve the structure of galaxies. And that dynamic range is roughly 10 to the four, per dimension, per side. So naively, one would need a grid of ten thousand zon es on a side in order to do this problem.

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