Supercomputer simulations of disk galaxies

E. Griv, M. Gedalin, E. Liverts, D. Eichler, Y. Kimhi

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

22 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

The time evolution of models for an isolated disk of highly flattened galaxies of stars is investigated by direct integration of the Newtonian equations of motion of N=30,000 identical stars over a time span of many galactic rotations. Certain astronomical implications of the simulations to actual disk-shaped (i.e. rapidly rotating) galaxies are explored as well.
Original languageEnglish GB
Pages (from-to)151-154
JournalAstronomical & Astrophysical Transactions
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2001

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Supercomputer simulations of disk galaxies'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this