N ov 2 00 1 Mass loss from galaxies : feeding the IGM , recycling in the IGM


As a result of internal processes or environmental effects like ram-pressure stripping or collisions, galaxies lose a significant part of their stellar and gaseous content. Whereas the impact of such stripping on galaxy evolution has been well studied, much less attention has been given to the fate of the expelled material in the intergalactic or… (More)


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