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Neutron Collision: Caption and Credits
3D head-on collision of two Neutron Stars.
Charles Evans, now at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, used a Cray
X-MP supercomputer at NCSA in 1986 to simulate this cosmic collision.
The colored streaks represent the trajectories of
selected particles of stellar material.
Researchers: Charles Evans, ex-California Institute of Technology
Visualization & post-production: Nancy St. John, Robert Haber, Craig
Upson, Carl Hoyer, Ray Idaszak, Colleen Bushell, NCSA
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Copyright, (c) 1995: Board of Trustees, University of
NCSA. Last modified 11/8/95.