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Looking for a link between Gas Content of Dwarf Galaxies and Properties of their Globular Cluster systems

@article{Sharina2010LookingFA,
  title={Looking for a link between Gas Content of Dwarf Galaxies and Properties of their Globular Cluster systems},
  author={Margarita E. Sharina and Thomas H. Puzia and Rupali Chandar and P. Goudfroij and E. Davoust},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
  year={2010}
}
Star clusters are fundamental building blocks of galaxies. Their formation is related to the density and pressure in progenitor molecular clouds and their environmental conditions. To understand better the dynamical processes driving star formation and chemical evolution, we compare ages, metallicities, and alpha-element abundance ratios of globular clusters in nearby dwarf galaxies of different luminosities and morphological types, and situated in different environments. The data are based on… Expand

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