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An unstable truth: How massive stars get their mass

Krumholz, Mark; Rosen, Anna L.; McKee, Christopher F.; Klein, Richard I.

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The pressure exerted by massive stars' radiation fields is an important mechanism regulating their formation. Detailed simulation of massive star formation therefore requires an accurate treatment of radiation. However, all published simulations have either used a diffusion approximation of limited validity; have only been able to simulate a single star fixed in space, thereby suppressing potentially important instabilities; or did not provide adequate resolution at locations where...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/152471
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stw2153
Access Rights: Open Access

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