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Bunched into giant walls or packed along spidery filaments, galaxies a few hundred million light-years from Earth display a decidedly lumpy pattern.
This larger study may also reveal whether the galaxies have bunched into isolated groups or organized into extended walls-a more complex pattern.
The magnetic-field lines, he says, appear bunched up around the center of the disturbance, becoming more separated off to the sides, as though the field lines borne by the solar wind had run into something and were on their way to wrapping around it.