Predicting Quiescence: The Dependence of Specific Star Formation Rate on Galaxy Size and Central Density at 0.5<z<2.5

21 Feb 2017 Whitaker Katherine E. Bezanson Rachel van Dokkum Pieter G. Franx Marijn van der Wel Arjen Brammer Gabriel Forster-Schreiber Natascha M. Giavalisco Mauro Labbe Ivo Momcheva Ivelina G. Nelson Erica J. Skelton Rosalind

In this paper, we investigate the relationship between star formation and structure, using a mass-complete sample of 27,893 galaxies at $0.5<z<2.5$ selected from 3D-HST. We confirm that star-forming galaxies are larger than quiescent galaxies at fixed stellar mass (M$_{\star}$)... (read more)

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  • ASTROPHYSICS OF GALAXIES