during the last two days we had an interesting conference at my laboratory entitled
Connecting Particles with the Cosmos
. At this meeting, the following quantitative comparison between the actual 2dF galaxy survey (blue data, top left)
and the Millenium simulation (red data, bottom, right)
A surprisingly good agreement between the real observations (2dF) and the Millenium computer simulation is evident. Note characteristic large scale filiaments! Each dot is a galaxy, of course...