Galaxies congregate in clusters and superclusters, and at larger scales superclusters seem to blend into chains and filaments that span vast distances. This so-called cosmic web seems to be the foundation on which the universe is built. Webb will explore how stars, young galaxies and dark matter worked to create large-scale cosmic structure.
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and the Advanced Visualization Laboratory at the National Center for Supercomputing
Publication: October 19, 2010