# THE MOLECULAR GAS CONTENT OF z < 0.1 RADIO GALAXIES: LINKING THE ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEUS ACCRETION MODE TO HOST GALAXY PROPERTIES

@article{Smoli2011THEMG,
title={THE MOLECULAR GAS CONTENT OF z < 0.1 RADIO GALAXIES: LINKING THE ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEUS ACCRETION MODE TO HOST GALAXY PROPERTIES},
author={Vernesa Smol{\vc}i{\'c} and D. A. Riechers},
journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
year={2011},
volume={730},
pages={64}
}
• Published 25 January 2011
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One of the main achievements in modern cosmology is the so-called unified model, which successfully describes most classes of active galactic nuclei (AGNs) within a single physical scheme. However, there is a particular class of radio-luminous AGNs that presently cannot be explained within this framework—the "low-excitation" radio AGN (LERAGN). Recently, a scenario has been put forward which predicts that LERAGNs and their regular "high-excitation" radio AGN (HERAGN) counterparts represent…

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