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Galactic cannibalism

Reconstructing the history of the Milky Way

Gazing at the stars at night you might ask yourself: ”How did this all come into existence?” Amina Helmi, associate professor in Astronomy at the University of Groningen, uses the information of stars as if they were fossils for reconstructing the formation of the Milky Way.


<p>Made by: Jasmijn Snoijink 2011<br />
Camera &amp; compositing: Persistent vision<br />
Music: Daan van West<br />
Graphic design: SproetS</p>