We discuss obbservations and numerical simulations which show that radiative shocks in jet-cloud collisions can trigger the collapse of intergalactic clouds and subsequent star formation in low luminosity, "FR-I" type, radio galaxies.
The Interplay Among Black Holes, Stars and ISM in Galactic Nuclei
- Pub Date:
- November 2004
- Paper presented at IAU Symp 222 on 'The Interplay among Black Holes, Stars and ISM in Galactic Nuclei'