South Pole Wall –Immense Structure in the Vast Cosmic Web

Laniakea Supercluster


Our place in the Universe, for so long one of the core mysteries of the human Earthly existence, just got a little clearer and a bit more terrifying, according to Brent Tully at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy. Tully  leads an ongoing effort to map the distribution of galaxies around the Milky Way that recently discovered an immense structure in the vast cosmic web beyond Laniakea, a supercluster of galaxies and endless voids, including the Milky Way and a newly identified structure, the South Pole Wall.