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Durham University

EAGLE and Local Group

Caption: Description: Gas in the EAGLE Simulation, showing hot bubbles (red colors) surrounding large galaxies, connected by colder filaments (blue and green colors). Inserts zoom in on the Local Group around the Milky Way and show the distribution of gas, stars and dark matter.

Credit: Credit: Richard Bower, John Helly, Sarah Nixon, Till Sawala, James Trayford, Durham University

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