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The cosmic web (artist's impression)

The cosmic web (artist's impression)

Date: 10 March 2020
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Copyright: Volker Springel (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics) et al.

In shaping the Universe, gravity builds a vast cobweb-like structure of filaments tying galaxies and clusters of galaxies together along invisible bridges hundreds of millions of light-years long. This is known as the cosmic web.

Last Update: 10 March 2020
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