View these videos from NASA's Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) - a spacecraft launched to make fundamental measurements of cosmology. Read the text below and view the videos below from the site at

Universe Evolution

The structure of the Universe evolved from the Big Bang, as represented by WMAP's "baby picture", through the clumping and ignition of matter (which caused reionization) up to the present.



Credit: NASA / WMAP Science Team Duration: 45.0 seconds
Download as a higher quality Quicktime movie (7.8mb)