Observing the cosmic web

@article{Hamden2019ObservingTC,
  title={Observing the cosmic web},
  author={Erika T. Hamden},
  journal={Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={366},
  pages={31 - 32}
}
  • E. Hamden
  • Published 4 October 2019
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Science
The faint signature of gas filaments in the intergalactic medium is finally detected Astrophysics is an exercise in expanding the known horizon, pushing the limits to observe fainter objects, more distant galaxies, and stranger things. This quest recently led to the design of clever instruments to make observations not just of galaxies but of the faint, barely detectable gas around galaxies. This circumgalactic and intergalactic gas is a prediction of the lambda cold dark matter (ΛCDM) model… 

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