Quasar feedback revealed by giant molecular outflows

@article{Feruglio2010QuasarFR,
  title={Quasar feedback revealed by giant molecular outflows},
  author={Chiara Feruglio and Roberto Maiolino and Enrico Piconcelli and Nicola Menci and H. Aussel and A. Lamastra and Fabrizio Fiore},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2010},
  volume={518}
}
In the standard scenario for galaxy evolution young star-forming galaxies transform into red bulge-dominated spheroids, where star formation has been quenched. To explain this transformation, a strong negative feedback generated by accretion onto a central super-massive black hole is often invoked. The depletion of gas resulting from quasar-driven outflows should eventually stop star-formation across the host galaxy and lead the black hole to "suicide" by starvation. Direct observational… Expand

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