The First Billion Years Project: Finding Infant Globular Clusters at z=6

@article{Phipps2020TheFB,
title={The First Billion Years Project: Finding Infant Globular Clusters at z=6},
author={Frederika Phipps and S. Khochfar and A. Varri and C. D. Vecchia},
journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
year={2020},
volume={641}
}

We explored a suite of high-resolution cosmological simulations from the First Billion Years Project (FiBY) at $z \geq 6$. All substructures within the simulations have been identified with the SUBFIND algorithm. From our analysis, two distinct groups of objects emerge. We hypothesise that the substructures in the first group, which appear to have a high baryon fraction ($f_{\rm b} \geq 0.95$), are possible infant GC candidates. Objects belonging to the second group have a high stellar fraction… CONTINUE READING