A comparison of observed and simulated absorption from H I, C IV, and Si IV around z ≈ 2 star-forming galaxies suggests redshift–space distortions are due to inflows

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Turner, M.L.; Schaye, J.; Crain, R.A.; Rudie, G.; Steidel, C.C.; Strom, A.; Theuns, T.;
  • Publisher: Royal Astronomical Society
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    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

We study H I and metal-line absorption around z ≈ 2 star-forming galaxies by comparing an analysis of data from the Keck Baryonic Structure Survey to mock spectra generated from the Evolution and Assembly of Galaxies and their Environments (EAGLE) cosmological, hydrodyn... View more