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Star formation in simulated galaxies: understanding the transition to quiescence at 3 × 1010 M

Taylor, Philip; Federrath, Christoph; Kobayashi, Chiaki

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Star formation in galaxies relies on the availability of cold, dense gas, which, in turn, relies on factors internal and external to the galaxies. In order to provide a simple model for how star formation is regulated by various physical processes in galaxies, we analyse data at redshift z = 0 from a hydrodynamical cosmological simulation that includes prescriptions for star formation and stellar evolution, active galactic nuclei, and their associated feedback processes. This model can...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/248264
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stx1128
Access Rights: Open Access

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