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Researchers create simulation of the Universe's evolution

7 May 2014 Last updated at 19:05 BST

NASA scientists have released a stunning recreation of the evolution of the universe from the formation of the first atoms, to the birth of stars and galaxies.

It is all based on the latest mathematical model of how it all happened.

The BBC's Science Correspondent Pallab Ghosh explains.

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