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LARGE-SCALE STRUCTURE

Spinning around

The measured blue and redshifts of galaxies within filaments in the local Universe are consistent with the large-scale flow of matter within walls, but they may also point to evidence for their rotation.

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Fig. 1: An illustration of the cosmic web filaments tracing the matter distribution in a numerical simulation.

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