Fractal dimension of CMBR? Cluster distribution?by nomadreid Tags: cluster, cmbr, dimension, distribution, fractal 

#1
Sep1109, 09:58 AM

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I have read speculations that
(1) the cosmic microwave background radiation has a fractal distribution (nonintegral Hausdorff dimension), and (2) the same might be true of galaxy cluster distribution (although different dimensionality to (1)) Whether or not one or both analyses are correct: even so, what difference would it make to the established laws of physics? 



#2
Sep1209, 05:53 AM

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Zz. 



#3
Sep1209, 09:55 AM

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Right. Examples of the following are:
For the radiation: http://www.iop.org/EJ/abstract/0004637X/694/1/151 http://www.springerlink.com/content/r0104491505j2015/ for the galaxy clusters: http://www.iop.org/EJ/abstract/0004637X/694/1/151 


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