Brad Gibson (UCLAN)

Building Spiral Galaxies with Supercomputers
When Feb 13, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
What
  • Colloquium
Where SH, Lecture Hall
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The history of disk galaxy simulation is dotted with remarkable successes, tempered by frustrating impasses, including an inability to recover anything remotely similar to the Milky Way. Recent advances suggest that we might have made a breakthrough by generating essentially bulgeless disks. I will examine the evidence for this new-found optimism and identify where the shortcomings suggest we should be concentrating our future efforts.