Caught in the cosmic web – from galaxies to super-clusters

Enxame de galáxias Pandora

Nesta imagem, obtida com o telescópio espacial James Webb, encontra-se apenas um punhado de estrelas. Tudo o resto são galáxias, pertencentes ao enxame de Pandora.
Créditos: NASA, ESA, CSA, I. Labbe (Swinburne University of Technology) and R. Bezanson (University of Pittsburgh). Image processing: Alyssa Pagan (STScI)

Galaxies like to be together and socialize, sometimes to the thousands. In galaxy clusters, some of them are dominant, but what keeps them together can’t be seen.

Article by Davi Barbosa in partnership with National Geographic Portugal.

Full article (in Portuguese) on the National Geographic Portugal website.