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Study Sheds New Light on ‘Fall of Star Formation’ in Post-Starburst Galaxies

Post-starburst galaxies (PSBs) are a rare galaxy class existing between two crucial evolutionary phases — major, gas-rich galaxy mergers and gas-poor, quiescent, early-type galaxies. These galaxies were previously thought to scatter all of their gas and dust in violent bursts of energy, and with extraordinary speed. According to an analysis of new data collected by […]

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