author={Renyue Cen and Jeremiah P. Ostriker},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
Numerical simulations of the intergalactic medium have shown that at the present epoch, a significant fraction (40%-50%) of the baryonic component should be found in the (T ~ 106 K) warm-hot intergalactic medium (WHIM)—with several recent observational lines of evidence indicating the validity of the prediction. We here recompute the evolution of the WHIM with the following major improvements: (1) galactic superwind feedback processes from galaxy and star formation are explicitly included; (2… Expand
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