The Relation between Nuclear Activity and Stellar Mass in Galaxies

  title={The Relation between Nuclear Activity and Stellar Mass in Galaxies},
  author={G. La Mura and Daniele Bindoni and Stefano Ciroi and Valentina Cracco and Raffaele D’Abrusco and Piero Rafanelli and Luigi Vaona},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
ABSTRACT The existence ofcorrelationsbetween nuclearpropertiesofgalaxies,such as the massoftheir central black holes, and larger scale features, like the bulge mass and luminosity,represent a fundamental constraint on galaxy evolution. Although the actual reasonsfor these relations have not yet been identified, it is widely believed that they couldstem from a connection between the processes that lead to black hole growth andstellar mass assembly. The problem of understanding how the processes… 
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