About the project

Authors

The project was lead by Jérome Perez, Professor of Astrophysics at ENSTA ParisTech, as a digital medium for his conference entitled Le secret de galaxies at the Festival d'Astronomie de Fleurance.

The simulation and the website were made by Arthur Pesah, student at ENSTA ParisTech, within the computer science club DaTA and the physics club GraviTAtion.

Technology used

The animation is coded in Javascript and WebGL, using the 3D library ThreeJS.