The link between galaxy and black hole growth in the EAGLE simulation

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McAlpine, S; Bower, RG; Harrison, CM; Crain, RA; Schaller, M; Schaye, J; Theuns, T;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stx658
  • Subject: QB | QC | Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies

We investigate the connection between the star formation rate (SFR) of galaxies and their central black hole accretion rate (BHAR) using the EAGLE cosmological hydrodynamical simulation. We find, in striking concurrence with recent observational studies, that the <SFR>-... View more