• Constructing massive blue elliptical galaxies in the local universe 

    Haines, Tim (2013-06-25)
    Over cosmic time, galaxy mass assembly has transitioned from low-mass, starforming disk galaxies to massive, quiescent elliptical galaxies. The merger hypothesis for the formation of new elliptical galaxies provides one ...
  • The Role of Active Galactic Nuclei in the Major Merging Process 

    Cooper, Andrew (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-08)
    A merger-fueled supermassive black hole and its subsequent quenching of star formation, due to high energy radiative feedback against further in-falling gas, is postulated to be a central mechanism in explaining the ...