The secular evolution of self-gravitating systems over cosmic ages

I will participate to the  meeting

The secular evolution of self-gravitating systems over cosmic ages

These are the title and abstract of my talk:

Gravitational structure formation via violent relaxation

Isolated, initially cold and spherically symmetric self-gravitating systems may give rise to a virial equilibrium state which is far from spherically symmetric, and typically triaxial, and with no-zero angular momentum. We discuss the main features of the dynamical mechanism that gives rise to such a quasi-stationary configuration stressing the potential interest from an observational point of view.

(see papers here )

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