Posts Tagged ‘Space Engine’

2012: A Space Engine

By Cara Ellison on March 11th, 2013.

SPACE: The Pink Floyd Frontier
There’s this… game? I don’t know how to describe it now, with my heart in my mouth. I am chewing my own heart. Space Engine probably isn’t a game. It’s… It’s a universe simulator. It’s galaxies and galaxies in a tiny zip file. And the most amazing thing is we live in it. And that it is so very beautiful.
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Another Free Space Pun: Space Engine

By Jim Rossignol on April 19th, 2011.

Planets are in all in love with the sun.
Lewie pointed me towards this pretty thing earlier today. It’s called Space Engine, and it’s a “free universe simulator”. Not exactly a game, then, but close enough to my general interests in space things and simulatory things to go up here. There are a bunch of other similar projects out there, but this one is particularly pretty and versatile, as you can see in the video below. Just need some recordings of Carl Sagan rambling about the size of the universe to play over the top of this and you’re in space-nerd nirvana.
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