At 06:55 PM 7/29/2000 +0100, you wrote:
>But the recent statistical analysis of the experimental data already shows
>also that the distribution of galaxies is fractal up to the deepest observed
>Robin Hanson wrote:
>Odd you should mention this now, as a lot of press has been given lately
>to the Two-Degree Field survey that finally shows structure is no longer
>fractal above about 300 Million light years.
>... These findings have become increasingly
>difficult to reconcile with standard cosmological theories, in which the
>approach to homogeneity at large scales is a central element.
>Observationally, however, not only the scale at which the matter
>distribution approaches an average density, but the very existence of such a
>scale, remains the subject of intense debate.
Did you look at the pictures I pointed you to? Seems pretty open and shut
to me, but I'm sure people are still capable of "intense debate" about it.
Robin Hanson firstname.lastname@example.org http://hanson.gmu.edu
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