The clustering of gamma-ray bursts in the Hercules–Corona Borealis Great Wall: the largest structure in the Universe?

@article{Horvth2020TheCO,
  title={The clustering of gamma-ray bursts in the Hercules–Corona Borealis Great Wall: the largest structure in the Universe?},
  author={Istv{\'a}n T. Horv{\'a}th and Dorottya Sz'ecsi and Jon Hakkila and Adam Szabo and Istv{\'a}n I. R{\'a}cz and L. Viktor T'oth and S. Pint'er and Zs. Bagoly},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2020},
  volume={498},
  pages={2544-2553}
}
The Hercules-Corona Borealis Great Wall is a statistically significant clustering of gamma-ray bursts around redshift 2. Motivated by recent theoretical results indicating that a maximal Universal structure size may indeed coincide with its estimated size (2-3Gpc), we reexamine the question of this Great Wall's existence from both observational and theoretical perspectives. Our statistical analyses confirm the clustering's presence in the most reliable data set currently available, and we… Expand
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