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Gravitational binding energy

Known as: Binding mass, Gravitationally bound 
A gravitational binding energy is the minimum energy that must be added to a system for the system to cease being in a gravitationally bound state. A… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We have performed the largest ever particle simulation of a Milky Way sized dark matter halo, and present the most comprehensive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Clusters of galaxies are the largest gravitationally bound objects in the Universe, containing about 1015 solar masses of hot… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The abundance and structure of dark matter subhaloes have been analysed extensively in recent studies of dark-matter-only… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We investigate the formation and evolution of giant molecular clouds (GMCs) in a Milky-Way-like disk galaxy with a flat rotation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Using a local model, Gammie has shown that accretion discs with cooling times tcool ≤ 3Ω−1 fragment into gravitationally bound… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
We explore the near-infrared properties of galaxies within 27 galaxy clusters using data from the Two Micron All Sky Survey… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We report the first results of a detailed study of the star formation law in a sample of 32 nearby spiral galaxies with well… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Emission-line variability data for Seyfert 1 galaxies provide strong evidence for the existence of supermassive black holes in… Expand
Review
1999
Review
1999
After decades of speculation and fruitless searches by observers, the lunar atmosphere was first observed by Apollo surface and… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The dynamical evolution of gravitationally bound groups of galaxies should account for some of the objects seen in the Universe… Expand