cosmic web.jpeg

simulation of the cosmic web International Gemini Observatory-NOIRLab-NSF-AURA-G. L. Bryan-M. L. Norman A simulation of the cosmic web - a vast, three-dimensional “spider web” of gas filaments crisscrossing in the cosmos. Rather than being randomly distributed, galaxies tend to cluster at the nodes of the cosmic web, depicted by the red regions, forming protoclusters such as G237.