Satellite galaxies in semi-analytic models of galaxy formation with sterile neutrino dark matter

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Lovell, M. R.; Bose, S.; Boyarsky, A.; Cole, S.; Frenk, C. S.; Gonzalez-Perez, V.; Kennedy, R.; Ruchayskiy, O.; Smith, A.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Journal: volume 461,pages60-72issn: 0035-8711
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stw1317
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | astro-ph.GA | STFC | ST/K00042X/1 | ST/K501979/1 | ST/H008519/1 | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics | astro-ph.CO | RCUK | ST/K003267/1 | dark matter | ST/L00075X/1
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics

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