Mass-Discrepancy Acceleration Relation: A Natural Outcome of Galaxy Formation in Cold Dark Matter Halos

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Ludlow, Aaron D.; Benitez-Llambay, Alejandro; Schaller, Matthieu; Theuns, Tom; Frenk, Carlos S.; Bower, Richard; Schaye, Joop; Crain, Robert A.; Navarro, Julio F.; Fattahi, Azadeh; Oman, Kyle A.;
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.161103
  • Subject: QB | QC | Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

We analyze the total and baryonic acceleration profiles of a set of well-resolved galaxies identified in the eagle suite of hydrodynamic simulations. Our runs start from the same initial conditions but adopt different prescriptions for unresolved stellar and active gala... View more