Scientists Observe Gas Re-accretion in Dying Galaxies for the First Time

Scientists Observe Gas Re-accretion in Dying Galaxies for the First Time

29 July, 2021

A new study from scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) suggests that previously displaced gases can re-accrete onto galaxies, potentially slowing down the process of galaxy death caused by ram pressure stripping, and creating unique structures more resistant to its effects. “Much of the previous work on ram pressure stripped galaxies is focused...

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