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Fractal structure of the universe

I decided to return to the question first written here after some time, since a short and succinct phrase had formed in my head that described the phenomenon that I was trying to understand. What are ...
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Hierarchy of gravitational interactions of astronomical objects: from single to large-scale structures

Hierarchical structure is clearly visible in the Universe. The "observable universe" includes almost empty voids, between which lie large cosmic filaments. The filaments consist of galactic ...
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What causes the filaments of the cosmic web to spin?

The cosmic web is made from galaxies and dark matter clustered together forming long thin filaments up to 80 Megaparsecs long. The filaments border voids where there is much less mass density and ...
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What is the force that drives electrons along the magnetic filaments of galaxies?

"Milky Way's mysterious filaments have 'older, distant cousins'" https://www.techexplorist.com/milky-ways-mysterious-filaments-older-distant-cousins/54966/?amp=1 Quote from article: "...
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How does the Sachs-Wolfe effect confirm the existence of dark energy?

How is the Sachs–Wolfe effect and the existence of voids significant in providing physical evidence for dark energy?
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