Galaxy clusters are the largest virialized objects in the Universe and are very sensitive probes of the underlying cosmological framework.
Gravitational lensing is used to determine the masses of lensing galaxies and clusters and to study more distant galaxies that can be magnified by a factor of more than 20.
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