Visions of the universe's most violent events

A look at some of the universe's cosmic wonders: supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, collisions between galaxies, and more.

Astronomers are using the world's largest supercomputers to transform theories and formulas into animated 3D simulations of black holes colliding, stars being born, and gamma-ray bursts blowing everything else away.

Check out the story and image gallery at "Cutting edge visions of cosmic extremes"

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