On the Origin (and Evolution) of Baryonic Galaxy Halos
by Duncan A. Forbes, Ericson D. Lopez
Publisher: MDPI AG 2018
Number of pages: 232
Galaxy halos provide important clues to the origin and evolution of galaxies. This volume brings together the latest simulations and deep observations of galaxy halos, focusing on the baryonic (star and gas) component of halos. In particular, deep, wide, and detailed observations of galaxy halos beyond the Local Group are becoming more ubiquitous.
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by Richard S. Ellis - arXiv
In these lectures aimed for non-specialists, the author reviews progress in understanding how galaxies form and evolve. The first results presented here provide important guidance on how we will use more powerful future facilities.
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by Abraham Loeb - arXiv
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