Molecular gas in the halo fuels the growth of a massive cluster galaxy at high redshift

  title={Molecular gas in the halo fuels the growth of a massive cluster galaxy at high redshift},
  author={B. Emonts and M. Lehnert and M. Villar-Martin and R. Norris and R. Ekers and G. van Moorsel and H. Dannerbauer and L. Pentericci and G. Miley and J. Allison and E. Sadler and P. Guillard and C. Carilli and M. Mao and H. R{\"o}ttgering and C. De Breuck and N. Seymour and B. Gullberg and D. Ceverino and P. Jagannathan and J. Vernet and B. Indermuehle},
  pages={1128 - 1130}
The massive Spiderweb galaxy is surrounded by molecular gas as it goes through its formation process. A massive galaxy forming from molecular gas The most massive galaxies gather their stars by merging with smaller galaxies and by accreting gas, which is then consumed during star formation. Emonts et al. investigated the Spiderweb Galaxy, a massive galaxy in the process of forming in the early universe, seen now as it was over 10 billion years ago (see the Perspective by Hatch). Radio… Expand
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