CfA Colloquium Schedule Fall 2010
 
 4 November 2010

4 November 2010

Speaker: Mary Putman (Columbia University)

Title:Galaxy Gas Flows

Abstract:Many galaxies exhibit the need for a continual source of star formation fuel. Halo gas is a common feature of these galaxies, though utilizing this gas as fuel may require the gas to go through multiple phases. I will discuss new observations and simulations that investigate galaxy gas flows to determine how baryons get into galaxies and metals are mixed throughout their gaseous disks.

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