Credit: ICRAR, NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA).
An animation showing how ram-pressure stripping removes gas from galaxies, sending them to an early death.
New research published today by a global team of researchers, based at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), seeks to answer that question. The study reveals that a phenomenon called ram-pressure stripping is more prevalent than previously thought, driving gas from galaxies and sending them to an early death by depriving them of the material to make new stars.
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