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Galaxies in from the cold

Computer simulations of the cosmos suggest that cold streams of gas could underlie the unexpectedly high star-formation activity of many massive galaxies found to exist a few billion years after the Big Bang.

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Genzel, R. Galaxies in from the cold. Nature 457, 388–389 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/457388a

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