Scientists Map the First Clear Definition of a Supercluster

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  1. Christian

    Christian Knight Moderator

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    Scientists have been gathering data on the 8,000 galaxies that surround the planet earth, and were able to map the position and movement of each of these galaxies in space. Upon doing this, they realized that the Milky Way Galaxy is actually part of a much larger system of galaxies: a supercluster called Laniakea."

    The video below demonstrates the first clear definition of a supercluster.