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Dark matter halo concentrations in the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe year 5 cosmology
We use a combination of three large N-body simulations to investigate the dependence of dark matter halo concentrations on halo mass and redshift in the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe year 5Expand
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The EAGLE project: simulating the evolution and assembly of galaxies and their environments
We introduce the Virgo Consortium's EAGLE project, a suite of hydrodynamical simulations that follow the formation of galaxies and black holes in representative volumes. We discuss the limitations ofExpand
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The thermal history of the intergalactic medium
At redshifts z≳2, most of the baryons reside in the smooth intergalactic medium which is responsible for the low column density Lyα forest. This photoheated gas follows a tight temperature–densityExpand
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Model-independent Insights into the Nature of the Lyα Forest and the Distribution of Matter in the Universe
Straightforward physical arguments are used to derive the properties of Lyα forest absorbers. It is shown that many aspects of the current physical picture of the forest, in particular the fact thatExpand
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METALLICITY OF THE INTERGALACTIC MEDIUM USING PIXEL STATISTICS. II. THE DISTRIBUTION OF METALS AS TRACED BY C IV
We measure the distribution of carbon in the intergalactic medium as a function of redshift z and overdensity δ. Using a hydrodynamical simulation to link the H I absorption to the density andExpand
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Cosmological simulations of the growth of supermassive black holes and feedback from active galactic nuclei: method and tests
We present a method that self-consistently tracks the growth of supermassive black holes (BHs) and the feedback from active galactic nuclei (AGN) in cosmological, hydrodynamical simulations. OurExpand
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The effect of photoionization on the cooling rates of enriched, astrophysical plasmas
A B ST R A C T Radiativecooling iscentralto a widerangeofastrophysicalproblem s.Despiteits im portance,cooling ratesaregenerally com puted using very restrictiveassum ptions, such asExpand
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Simulating galactic outflows with kinetic supernova feedback
Feedback from star formation is thought to play a key role in the formation and evolution of galaxies, but its implementation in cosmological simulations is currently hampered by a lack of numericalExpand
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Simulating galactic outflows with thermal supernova feedback
Cosmological simulations make use of sub-grid recipes for the implementation of galactic winds driven by massive stars because direct injection of supernova energy in thermal form leads to strongExpand
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