Monday, July 13, 2009

Interesting Astrophysics: Jul 01 to Jul 13

A quiet few weeks from on the astrophysical journals and arXiv.


Galaxies and Starbursts

Confirming a Population of Hot-Dust Dominated, Star Forming Ultraluminous Galaxies at High-Redshift
C.M. Casey, S.C. Chapman, R.J. Beswick, A.D. Biggs, A.W. Blain, L.J. Hainline, R.J. Ivison, T. Muxlow, I. Smail, arXiv:0906.5346 [ps, pdf, other]
Comments: 9 pages, 6 figures; accepted for publication in MNRAS

The Disruption of Giant Molecular Clouds by Radiation Pressure and the Efficiency of Star Formation in Galaxies
Norman Murray, Eliot Quataert, Todd A. Thompson, arXiv:0906.5358 [ps, pdf, other]
Comments: 17 pages, 5 figures, submitted to ApJ

The New Frontier: Galactic-Scale Star Formation
Daniela Calzetti, Robert C. Kennicutt, arXiv:0907.0203 [ps, pdf, other]
Comments: accepted for publication on PASP, short review for the IYA2009, 12 pages, no figures

The age of blue LSB galaxies
E. I. Vorobyov, Yu. Shchekinov, D. Bizyaev, D. Bomans, R.-J. Dettmar, arXiv:0907.0830 [ps, pdf, other]
Comments: Accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics


Black Holes and AGN

The Infrared Nuclear Emission of Seyfert Galaxies on Parsec Scales: Testing the Clumpy Torus models
Cristina Ramos Almeida, Nancy A. Levenson, Jose Miguel Rodriguez Espinosa, Almudena Alonso Herrero, Andres Asensio Ramos, James T. Radomski, Chris Packham, R. Scott Fisher, Charles M. Telesco, arXiv:0906.5368 [ps, pdf, other]
Comments: 26 pages, 8 figures, 9 tables. Accepted for publication in ApJ

Their sample is Centaurus A, Circinus, IC 5063, Mrk 573, NGC 1386, NGC 1808, NGC 3081, NGC 3281, NGC 4388, NGC 5728, NGC 7172, NGC 7582, NGC 1365, NGC 2992, NGC 5506, NGC 3227, NGC, 4151, NGC 1566.


Instrumentation

Analytical computation of the off-axis Effective Area of grazing incidence X-ray mirrors
D. Spiga, V. Cotroneo, S. Basso, P. Conconi, arXiv:0906.5367 [ps, pdf, other]
Comments: 12 pages, 11 figures, accepted for publication in "Astronomy & Astrophysics", section "Instruments, observational techniques, and data processing"


Numerical Astrophysics and Hydrodynamics

Two-dimensional AMR simulations of colliding flows
Markus Niklaus, Wolfram Schmidt, Jens C. Niemeyer, arXiv:0907.1239 [pdf, other]
Comments: 6 pages, 6 figures, submitted to A&A


Stars and Supernovae

Comparisons of the radial distributions of core-collapse supernovae with those of young and old stellar populations
J. P. Anderson, P. A. James, arXiv:0907.0034 [ps, pdf, other]
Comments: Accepted for publication in MNRAS

Predicted gamma-ray image of SN 1006 due to inverse Compton emission
O.Petruk, F.Bocchino, M.Miceli, G.Dubner, G.Castelletti, S.Orlando, D.Iakubovskyi, I.Telezhinsky, arXiv:0907.0976 [ps, pdf, other]
Comments: 10 pages, 11 figures, accepted in MNRAS

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