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CANCELLED - SEMINAR: Radio galaxies and galaxy evolution

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Today's date is Thursday, November 26, 2020
Radio galaxies and galaxy evolution : A seminar by Prof. Elaine Sadler (CAASTRO/University of Sydney) as part of the de Laeter colloquium series (joint ICRAR/CASS event) Other events...
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.

Speaker has a medical emergency and will not be able to be in Perth on Thursday. Apologies for any inconveniences.

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Radio galaxies and galaxy evolution

It is now widely recognised that radio jets powered by supermassive black holes can play a critical role in galaxy evolution by regulating the star-formation rate within their host galaxies. This talk will cover two distinct (but related) topics: radio galaxies and galaxy evolution.

I will first discuss the cosmic evolution of several different populations of radio AGN (including QSOs) over the redshift range 0 < z < 1, based on a new radio study of three fields from the GAMA galaxy survey. The second part of the talk will focus on the role of neutral gas in galaxy evolution, and the effects of AGN fuelling and feedback. Here, I will present some of the first ASKAP detections of redshifted 21cm HI absorption in the redshift range 0.4 < z < 1, and discuss what these kinds of measurements can tell us (now and in the future) about the amount and distribution of neutral hydrogen in individual galaxies in the distant Universe.
Speaker(s) Prof. Elaine Sadler (CAASTRO/University of Sydney)
Location Ross Lecture Theatre - Physics Department - UWA
Contact Luca Cortese <[email protected]>
URL https://www.icrar.org/de-laeter-colloquium/
Start Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:00
End Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:00
Submitted by Luca Cortese <[email protected]>
Last Updated Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:03
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