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Computing the X-Ray Universe Movie: text
What are X-ray clusters?
X-ray telescopes orbiting the Earth have discovered that clusters of galaxies
are immersed in halos of million degree gas. This hot gas is a byproduct
galaxy formation process and emits large amounts of energy in the form of
So luminous are these X-ray clusters they are visible to cosmological
distances. Consequently, astronomers study X-ray clusters because they
the large scale structure of the universe. Here, we study the formation of
X-ray clusters by means of numerical simulations.
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