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Science Talk • 12:15 PM, August 22nd, 2018 • Morrisroe LCR
Cristina Martínez Lombilla (postdoc): “Measuring the disk growth in Milky Way-like galaxies" // The hierarchical model of galaxy formation suggests that galaxies are continuously growing. But can we actually measure the ongoing growth of present-day galaxies? In this talk, we show for the first time a quantification of disc growth in two Milky Way-like galaxies (NGC 4565 and NGC 5907) which we derive from the position...