Fig12_18Cosmic_web.jpg

Fig12_18Cosmic_web.jpg

Fig. 12.18 . One moment in the ever-changing distribution of galaxies studied using a supercomputer to trace out their formation, evolution and clustering. The width of this image is about 10 million light-years. (Courtesy of Volker Springel, the Millennium Simulation Project/Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany.)

Copyright 2010, Professor Kenneth R. Lang, Tufts University