Galacticus: A Semi-Analytic Model of Galaxy Formation

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Galacticus: A Semi-Analytic Model of Galaxy Formation

Post by owlice » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:27 pm

Galacticus: A Semi-Analytic Model of Galaxy Formation

Abstract: Galacticus is designed to solve the physics involved in the formation of galaxies within the current standard cosmological framework. It is of a type of model known as “semi-analytic” in which the numerous complex non-linear physics involved are solved using a combination of analytic approximations and empirical calibrations from more detailed, numerical solutions. Models of this type aim to begin with the initial state of the Universe (specified shortly after the Big Bang) and apply physical principles to determine the properties of galaxies in the Universe at later times, including the present day. Typical properties computed include the mass of stars and gas in each galaxy, broad structural properties (e.g. radii, rotation speeds, geometrical shape etc.), dark matter and black hole contents, and observable quantities such as luminosities, chemical composition etc.

Credit: Benson, Andrew

Site: https://github.com/galacticusorg/galacticus/wiki
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012MNRAS.419.3590B

Bibcode: 2011ascl.soft08004B

ID: ascl:1108.004
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Re: Galacticus: A Semi-Analytic Model of Galaxy Formation

Post by owlice » Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:12 pm

Changed site link from https://bitbucket.org/galacticusdev/gal ... /wiki/Home to https://github.com/galacticusorg/galacticus/wiki per submitted change request
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