Galactic r-process enrichment by neutron star mergers in cosmological simulations of a Milky Way-mass galaxy

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van de Voort, Freeke; Quataert, Eliot; Hopkins, Philip F.; Keres, Dusan; Faucher-Giguere, Claude-Andre;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Royal Astronomical Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stu2404
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We quantify the stellar abundances of neutron-rich r-process nuclei in cosmological zoom-in simulations of a Milky Way-mass galaxy from the Feedback In Realistic Environments project. The galaxy is enriched with r-process elements by binary neutron star (NS) mergers and... View more
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