Astronomers May Have Spotted Strands in the ‘Cosmic Web’ Linking Galaxies

The universe’s biggest parts are also some of the hardest to see

Popular Science
Oct 7 · 5 min read
Simulations suggest that galaxies flow together in vast filaments. Image: Volker Springel/Max Planck Institute For Astrophysics/SPL

By Charlie Wood

If you could zoom all the way out from Earth, past the sun, past our galaxy, beyond the local group of galaxies the Milky Way belongs to, all the way out to gaze upon the whole universe… it…

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