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Clusters and superclusters of galaxies have been studied extensively both for their intrinsic properties and to investigate the dark matter in the universe, the baryon content of the universe, large-scale structure, evolution, and cosmology. For previous reviews see Zwicky (1957), Bahcall (1977, 1988, 1996), Oort (1983), Dressler (1984), Rood (1988), and Peebles (1993).
In these lectures I discuss the following topics and their implications for structure formation and cosmology.
A Hubble constant of H0 = 100h km s-1 Mpc-1 is used throughout.