Galaxy alignments : An overview

  title={Galaxy alignments : An overview},
  author={Benjamin Joachimi and Marcello Cacciato and Thomas D. Kitching and Adrienne Leonard and Rachel Mandelbaum and Bj{\"o}rn Malte Sch{\"a}fer and Crist{\'o}bal Sif{\'o}n and Henk Hoekstra and Alina Kiessling and Donnacha Kirk and Anais Rassat},
The alignments between galaxies, their underlying matter structures, and the cosmic web constitute vital ingredients for a comprehensive understanding of gravity, the nature of matter, and structure formation in the Universe. We provide an overview on the state of the art in the study of these alignment processes and their observational signatures, aimed at… CONTINUE READING