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A Link between Ram Pressure Stripping and Active Galactic Nuclei

2 Jul 2020, 16:00 UTC
A Link between Ram Pressure Stripping and Active Galactic Nuclei
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Angelo Ricarte et al 2020 ApJL 895 L8
Simulations suggest that prior to quenching star formation, ram pressure on in-falling galaxies in a cluster triggers enhanced accretion onto the galaxy’s central black hole. AGN feedback then contributes to quenching.

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