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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
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The "Nessie" Nebula is a filamentary infrared dark cloud (IRDC) with a large aspect ratio of over 150:1 (15 × 001 or 80 pc × 0.5… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
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
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The resistance of planetesimals to collisional erosion changes dramatically during planet formation. The transition between… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Recently, Hennebelle and Chabrier derived an analytical theory for the mass spectrum of non-self-gravitating clumps associated… 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
Context.Gravitational fragmentation has been proposed as a mechanism for the formation of giant planets in close orbits around… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We present Monte Carlo calculations of Ly alpha radiative transfer through optically thick, spherically symmetric, collapsing gas… 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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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
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