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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… 
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
We present Keck/DEIMOS spectroscopy of Segue 1, an ultra–low-luminosity (MV = −1.5+0.6−0.8) Milky Way satellite companion. While… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Recently, Hennebelle and Chabrier derived an analytical theory for the mass spectrum of non-self-gravitating clumps associated… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We present Monte Carlo calculations of Lyα radiative transfer through optically thick, spherically symmetric, collapsing gas… 
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… 
Review
1999
Review
1999
After decades of speculation and fruitless searches by observers, the lunar atmosphere was first observed by Apollo surface and… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
APPROXIMATELY ten per cent of the impact structures on the Earth and Venus are doublets1,2—pairs of craters formed by the near… 
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…