A Turbulent Knot in the Cosmic Web

Year: 
2018
Ranking: 
Entrant
Artist: 
Anoop Praturu (Undergraduate Student)
Department: 
Physics
Lab: 
Oh Lab

Description

Galaxy clusters are dominated by their massive, plasma rich atmospheres. The image shows contours of equal velocity from a simulation of a cluster forming. Their rippling, tangled structure reveals the presence of turbulence in the cluster’s hot atmosphere. 

CSEP CNSI Schuller Lab UCSB