Most of the talks highlighted the need to study baryons and galaxies across the electromagnetic spectrum to uncover a variety of phenomena, including outflows from the Milky Way and Magellanic Clouds; intergalactic gas around galaxies unveiled through Fast Radio Bursts and other transient phenomena; accounting of baryons – stars, cold gas, neutral gas, dust, etc. – across cosmic time; among many others. From the simulation talks is was clear that galaxy formation theory is not a fundamental theory and hence focus should preferentially be on qualitative trends. The Australia-ESO community is clearly gaining momentum and this series of conferences has contributed tremendously to showcase the benefit of this Strategic Partnership as well as promoting new collaborations.
Stuart Ryder is a Program Manager with AAL. Contact: [email protected]
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