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Cosmic Web

Newfound 'Cloud' Utterly Dwarfs Our Own Galaxy

natureheader | Ron Cowen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Astronomers have discovered the largest known gas cloud in the Universe. The mammoth nebula may be the first imaged filament of a spidery arrangement ...

The Origami Cosmic Web of Galaxies

Mark Neyrinck | Posted 01.17.2013 | Science
Mark Neyrinck

In the picture of how the Universe developed, an origami analogy is helpful in understanding the formation of the "cosmic web" arrangement of galaxies.