The Physics of Galaxy Formation
||Lagos, Claudia Del P.|
|Series title:||Springer Theses Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $179.00|
| Book Description: |
This thesis addresses two of the central processes which underpin the formation of galaxies: the formation of stars and the injection of energy into the interstellar medium from supernovae, called feedback. In her work Claudia Lagos has completely overhauled the treatment of these processes in simulations of galaxy formation. Her thesis makes two major breakthroughs, and represents the first major steps forward in these areas in more than a decade. Her work has enabled, for the...