Scale-invariance of galaxy clustering

  title={Scale-invariance of galaxy clustering},
  author={Francesco Sylos Labini and Marco Montuori and Luciano Pietronero},
  journal={Physics Reports},
Abstract Some years ago we proposed a new approach to the analysis of galaxy and cluster correlations based on the concepts and methods of modern statistical Physics . This led to the surprising result that galaxy correlations are fractal and not homogeneous up to the limits of the available catalogs. The usual statistical methods, which are based on the assumption of homogeneity, are therefore inconsistent for all the length scales probed so far, and a new, more general, conceptual framework… Expand
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