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Quirky Quarks pp 108-111 | Cite as

Large Scale Structure of the Universe

  • Benjamin Bahr
  • Boris LemmerEmail author
  • Rina Piccolo
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Abstract

The universe is full of stars. But how are all the stars distributed? Are they all huddled together, like freezing people around a fire? Or are they sprinkled evenly, as raisins in bread? The short answer is: both! The longer answer is surprisingly complex.

Keywords

Cosmic Microwave Background Large Scale Structure Galaxy Cluster Magellanic Cloud Large Magellanic Cloud 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität HamburgHamburgGermany
  2. 2.II. Physikalisches InstitutUniversität GöttingenGöttingenGermany
  3. 3.TorontoCanada

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