Images & Movies

Please find below public images and movies produced as part of our research. You may freely use and distribute these; we only ask that you do not remove any accreditation that appears on each of the images/movies.


  • The assembly of a Milky Way-like spiral galaxy

    The cosmic evolution of the gas density field, from z=8 to z=0. From Agertz & Kravtsov (2015), http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.2613.

  • The Edge of Galaxy Formation

    A tiny dwarf galaxy only just manages to form a few stars. Galaxies much smaller than this likely contain only dark matter and hot gas: the edge of galaxy formation.

  • Young star clusters merging in 30 Doradus

    Direct N-body simulation of small star cluster merging with the young massive cluster R136 in 30 Doradus in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) compared to Hubble Space Telescope (HST) observations. More details can be found here. Movie credit StSci.

  • Numerical simulation of galaxy formation in action

    A numerical simulation of the formation of a massive disc galaxy in the early Universe, 12 billion years ago. The galaxy, forming in the center of the frame, is embedded in a halo of hot gas (red) while being fed by streams of cold gas (blue). Tiny dwarf galaxies interact with the host and are stripped of gas, leading to tails of enriched gas (green). Credit: Agertz et al. (2009)