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Cosmological Evolution of Galaxies

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Cosmological Evolution of Galaxies
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 88

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I review the subject of the cosmological evolution of galaxies, including different aspects of growth in disk galaxies, by focussing on the angular momentum problem, mergers, and their by-products. I discuss the alternative to merger-driven growth -- cold accretion and related issues.

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