The structural elements of the cosmic web

  title={The structural elements of the cosmic web},
  author={Bernard J. T. Jones and Rien van de Weygaert},
  journal={Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union},
  pages={219 - 235}
Abstract In 1970 Zel'dovich published a far-reaching paper presenting a simple equation describing the nonlinear growth of primordial density inhomogeneities. The equation was remarkably successful in explaining the large scale structure in the Universe that we observe: a Universe in which the structure appears to be delineated by filaments and clusters of galaxies surrounding huge void regions. In order to concretise this impression it is necessary to define these structural elements through… 



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