The EAGLE simulations of galaxy formation: the importance of the hydrodynamics scheme

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Schaller, Matthieu; Vecchia, Claudio Dalla; Schaye, Joop; Bower, Richard G.; Theuns, Tom; Crain, Robert A.; Furlong, Michelle; McCarthy, Ian G.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stv2169
  • Subject: formation [Galaxies] | theory. [Cosmology] | QB | numerical [Methods] | Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | clusters: intracluster medium [Galaxies] | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

We present results from a subset of simulations from the "Evolution and Assembly of GaLaxies and their Environments" (EAGLE) suite in which the formulation of the hydrodynamics scheme is varied. We compare simulations that use the same subgrid models without re-calibrat... View more