Cold flow accretion into galaxies

Dr. Daniel Ceverino

Abstract

The flow of gas from the cosmic web into galaxies provides the necessary fuel for star formation and galaxy assembly. I will review our current knowledge about gas accretion into galaxies and its consequences for galaxy formation at high and low redshifts. Special attention will be given to the detectability of cold streams as Lyman-alpha blobs or Lyman-Limit systems, as well as the current challenges to the cold-flow picture.

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Cold flow accretion into galaxies
Dr. Daniel Ceverino
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Thursday September 26, 2013
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