Large-Scale Structure
The Universe shown on the greatest possible scale
Large-Scale Structure
The above is a schematic showing the Universe on the largest possible scale. Each red dot is not just a galaxy, but an entire cluster of them, often containing thousands of individual members. They are strung out to form long filamentary structures. The regions in between (blue), which are comparatively empty, are called, appropriately enough, voids.

Title: Large-Scale Structure

Category: Illustrative

Medium: 3DS Max, Photoshop

Date: 2006

Client: Personal


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