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Spirals with Supercomputers : Have We Finally Got it Right ?

Brad Gibson (University of Central Lancashire, UK)

Évènements associés

  • Le jeudi 15 novembre 2012 de 11:00 à 12:00 - lieu : Salle 108, Batiment des Communs - Meudon

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.