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Resilience of Sloshing Cold Fronts against Subsequent Minor Mergers (2022)
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Vaezzadeh, I., Roediger, E., Cashmore, C., Hunt, M., Zuhone, J., Forman, W., …Churazov, E. (in press). Resilience of Sloshing Cold Fronts against Subsequent Minor Mergers. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stac784

Minor mergers are common in galaxy clusters. They have the potential to create sloshing cold fronts (SCFs) in the intracluster medium (ICM) of the cluster. However, the resilience of SCFs to subsequent minor mergers is unknown. Here we investigate th... Read More about Resilience of Sloshing Cold Fronts against Subsequent Minor Mergers.

Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): Data Release 4 and the z < 0.1 total and z < 0.08 morphological galaxy stellar mass functions (2022)
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Driver, S. P., Bellstedt, S., Robotham, A. S. G., Baldry, I. K., Davies, L. J., Liske, J., …Wilkins, S. M. (2022). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): Data Release 4 and the z < 0.1 total and z < 0.08 morphological galaxy stellar mass functions. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 513(1), 439–467. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stac472

In Galaxy And Mass Assembly Data Release 4 (GAMA DR4), we make available our full spectroscopic redshift sample. This includes 248 682 galaxy spectra, and, in combination with earlier surveys, results in 330 542 redshifts across five sky regions cove... Read More about Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): Data Release 4 and the z < 0.1 total and z < 0.08 morphological galaxy stellar mass functions.

A Large-scale Approach to Modeling Molecular Biosignatures: The Diatomics (2022)
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Cross, T. M., Benoit, D. M., Pignatari, M., & Gibson, B. K. (2022). A Large-scale Approach to Modeling Molecular Biosignatures: The Diatomics. The Astrophysical journal, 925(1), Article 57. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ac3976

This work presents the first steps to modeling synthetic rovibrational spectra for all molecules of astrophysical interest using a new approach implemented in the Prometheus code. The goal is to create a new comprehensive source of first-principles m... Read More about A Large-scale Approach to Modeling Molecular Biosignatures: The Diatomics.

Radioactive nuclei in the early Solar System: Analysis of the 15 isotopes produced by core-collapse supernovae (2021)
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Lawson, T. V., Pignatari, M., Stancliffe, R. J., den Hartogh, J., Jones, S., Fryer, C. L., …Lugaro, M. (in press). Radioactive nuclei in the early Solar System: Analysis of the 15 isotopes produced by core-collapse supernovae. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Article stab3684. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab3684

Short-lived radioactive isotopes (SLRs) with half-lives between 0.1 to 100 Myr can be used to probe the origin of the Solar System. In this work, we examine the core-collapse supernovae production of the 15 SLRs produced: 26Al, 36Cl, 41Ca, 53Mn, 60Fe... Read More about Radioactive nuclei in the early Solar System: Analysis of the 15 isotopes produced by core-collapse supernovae.

26Aluminum from Massive Binary Stars. II. Rotating Single Stars up to Core Collapse and Their Impact on the Early Solar System (2021)
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Brinkman, H. E., Hartogh, J. W., Doherty, C. L., Pignatari, M., & Lugaro, M. (2021). 26Aluminum from Massive Binary Stars. II. Rotating Single Stars up to Core Collapse and Their Impact on the Early Solar System. The Astrophysical journal, 923(1), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ac25ea

Radioactive nuclei were present in the early solar system (ESS), as inferred from analysis of meteorites. Many are produced in massive stars, either during their lives or their final explosions. In the first paper of this series (Brinkman et al. 2019... Read More about 26Aluminum from Massive Binary Stars. II. Rotating Single Stars up to Core Collapse and Their Impact on the Early Solar System.

The vibrational properties of benzene on an ordered water ice surface (2021)
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Clark, V. H., & Benoit, D. M. (2021). The vibrational properties of benzene on an ordered water ice surface. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 508(3), 3239-3250. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab2670

We present a hybrid CCSD(T) + PBE-D3 approach to calculating the vibrational signatures for gas-phase benzene and benzene adsorbed on an ordered water ice surface. We compare the results of our method against experimentally recorded spectra and calcu... Read More about The vibrational properties of benzene on an ordered water ice surface.

129I and 247Cm in meteorites constrain the last astrophysical source of solar r-process elements (2021)
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Côté, B., Eichler, M., Yagüe, A., Vassh, N., R. Mumpower, M., Világos, B., …Lugaro, M. (2021). 129I and 247Cm in meteorites constrain the last astrophysical source of solar r-process elements. Science, 371(6532), 945-948. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aba1111

Meteoritic analysis demonstrates that radioactive nuclei heavier than iron were present in the early Solar System. Among them, $^{129}$I and $^{247}$Cm both have a rapid neutron-capture process ($r$ process) origin and decay on the same timescale ($\... Read More about 129I and 247Cm in meteorites constrain the last astrophysical source of solar r-process elements.

Project ThaiPASS: international outreach blending astronomy and Python (2021)
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Keegans, J. D., Stancliffe, R. J., Bilton, L. E., Cashmore, C. R., Gibson, B. K., Kristensen, M. T., …Chongchitnan, S. (2021). Project ThaiPASS: international outreach blending astronomy and Python. Physics Education, 56(3), https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6552/abdae7

We present our outreach program, the Thailand–UK Python+Astronomy Summer School (ThaiPASS), a collaborative project comprising UK and Thai institutions and assess its impact and possible application to schools in the United Kingdom. Since its incepti... Read More about Project ThaiPASS: international outreach blending astronomy and Python.

The horizon run 5 cosmological hydrodynamical simulation: probing galaxy formation from kilo- to gigaparsec scales (2021)
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Lee, J., Shin, J., Snaith, O. N., Kim, Y., Few, C. G., Devriendt, J., …Park, C. (2021). The horizon run 5 cosmological hydrodynamical simulation: probing galaxy formation from kilo- to gigaparsec scales. The Astrophysical journal, 908(1), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/abd08b

Horizon Run 5 (HR5) is a cosmological hydrodynamical simulation that captures the properties of the universe on a Gpc scale while achieving a resolution of 1 kpc. Inside the simulation box, we zoom in on a high-resolution cuboid region with a volume... Read More about The horizon run 5 cosmological hydrodynamical simulation: probing galaxy formation from kilo- to gigaparsec scales.

GASP XXIX-unwinding the arms of spiral galaxies via ram-pressure stripping (2020)
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Bellhouse, C., McGee, S. L., Smith, R., Poggianti, B. M., Jaffé, Y. L., Kraljic, K., …Shin, J. (2020). GASP XXIX-unwinding the arms of spiral galaxies via ram-pressure stripping. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 500(1), 1285-1312. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa3298

We present the first study of the effect of ram pressure ‘unwinding’ the spiral arms of cluster galaxies. We study 11 ram-pressure stripped galaxies from GASP (GAs Stripping Phenomena in galaxies) in which, in addition to more commonly observed ‘jell... Read More about GASP XXIX-unwinding the arms of spiral galaxies via ram-pressure stripping.

The impact of disturbed galaxy clusters on the kinematics of active galactic nuclei (2020)
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Bilton, L. E., Pimbblet, K. A., & Gordon, Y. A. (2020). The impact of disturbed galaxy clusters on the kinematics of active galactic nuclei. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 499(3), 3792-3805. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa3154

© 2020 The Author(s) We produce a kinematic analysis of AGN-hosting cluster galaxies from a sample of 33 galaxy clusters selected using the X-ray Clusters Database (BAX) and populated with galaxies from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Data Release 8. Th... Read More about The impact of disturbed galaxy clusters on the kinematics of active galactic nuclei.

Evaluation of the N 13 (α,p) O 16 thermonuclear reaction rate and its impact on the isotopic composition of supernova grains (2020)
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Meyer, A., De Séréville, N., Laird, A. M., Hammache, F., Longland, R., Lawson, T., …Tatischeff, V. (2020). Evaluation of the N 13 (α,p) O 16 thermonuclear reaction rate and its impact on the isotopic composition of supernova grains. Physical Review C, 102(3), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.102.035803

Background: It has been recently suggested that hydrogen ingestion into the helium shell of massive stars could lead to high C13 and N15 excesses when the shock of a core-collapse supernova passes through its helium shell. This prediction questions t... Read More about Evaluation of the N 13 (α,p) O 16 thermonuclear reaction rate and its impact on the isotopic composition of supernova grains.

GASP. XXI. Star Formation Rates in the Tails of Galaxies Undergoing Ram Pressure Stripping (2020)
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Gullieuszik, M., Poggianti, B. M., McGee, S. L., Moretti, A., Vulcani, B., Tonnesen, S., …Wolter, A. (2020). GASP. XXI. Star Formation Rates in the Tails of Galaxies Undergoing Ram Pressure Stripping. The Astrophysical journal, 899(1), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aba3cb

© 2020. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved.. Using MUSE observations from the GASP survey, we study 54 galaxies undergoing ram pressure stripping (RPS) and spanning a wide range in galaxy mass and host cluster mass. We use this ri... Read More about GASP. XXI. Star Formation Rates in the Tails of Galaxies Undergoing Ram Pressure Stripping.

Shell-model studies of the astrophysical rp -process reactions S 34 (p,γ) Cl 35 and Cl 34g,m (p,γ) Ar 35 (2020)
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Richter, W. A., Brown, B. A., Longland, R., Wrede, C., Denissenkov, P., Fry, C., …Reifarth, R. (2020). Shell-model studies of the astrophysical rp -process reactions S 34 (p,γ) Cl 35 and Cl 34g,m (p,γ) Ar 35. Physical Review C, 102(2), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.102.025801

© 2020 American Physical Society. Background: Dust grains condensed in the outflows of presolar classical novae should have been present in the protosolar nebula. Candidates for such presolar nova grains have been found in primitive meteorites and ca... Read More about Shell-model studies of the astrophysical rp -process reactions S 34 (p,γ) Cl 35 and Cl 34g,m (p,γ) Ar 35.

Origin of Large Meteoritic SiC Stardust Grains in Metal-rich AGB Stars (2020)
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Dell'Agli, F., D'Orazi, V., Schönb chler, M., Lugaro, M., Cseh, B., Világos, B., …Nittler, L. R. (2020). Origin of Large Meteoritic SiC Stardust Grains in Metal-rich AGB Stars. The Astrophysical journal, 898(2), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab9e74

Stardust grains that originated in ancient stars and supernovae are recovered from meteorites and carry the detailed composition of their astronomical sites of origin. We present evidence that the majority of large (μm-sized) meteoritic silicon carbi... Read More about Origin of Large Meteoritic SiC Stardust Grains in Metal-rich AGB Stars.

Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Demonstrating the Power of WISE in the Study of Galaxy Groups to z < 0.1 (2020)
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Cluver, M. E., Jarrett, T. H., Taylor, E. N., Hopkins, A. M., Brough, S., Casura, S., …Wright, A. H. (2020). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Demonstrating the Power of WISE in the Study of Galaxy Groups to z < 0.1. The Astrophysical journal, 898(1), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab9cb8

© 2020. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved. Combining high-fidelity group characterization from the Galaxy and Mass Assembly survey and source-tailored z < 0.1 photometry from the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) survey,... Read More about Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Demonstrating the Power of WISE in the Study of Galaxy Groups to z < 0.1.

The ram pressure stripped radio tails of galaxies in the Coma cluster (2020)
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Chen, H., Sun, M., Yagi, M., Bravo-Alfaro, H., Brinks, E., Kenney, J., …Roediger, E. (2020). The ram pressure stripped radio tails of galaxies in the Coma cluster. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 496(4), 4654-4673. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa1868

Previous studies have revealed a population of galaxies in galaxy clusters with ram pressure stripped (RPS) tails of gas and embedded young stars. We observed 1.4 GHz continuum and H I emission with the Very Large Array in its B-configuration in two... Read More about The ram pressure stripped radio tails of galaxies in the Coma cluster.

Environments of dwarf galaxies with optical AGN characteristics (2020)
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Kristensen, M., Pimbblet, K., & Penny, S. (2020). Environments of dwarf galaxies with optical AGN characteristics. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 496(3), 2577-2590. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa1719

© 2020 The Author(s) Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society. This study aims to explore the relation between dwarf galaxies (M∗ ≤ 5 × 109 M·) with active galactic nuclei (AGNs) and their environment by compar... Read More about Environments of dwarf galaxies with optical AGN characteristics.

The first microsolvation step for furans : new experiments and benchmarking strategies (2020)
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Gottschalk, H. C., Poblotzki, A., Fatima, M., Obenchain, D. A., Pérez, C., Antony, J., …Schnell, M. (2020). The first microsolvation step for furans : new experiments and benchmarking strategies. The Journal of chemical physics, 152(16), 164303. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0004465

The site-specific first microsolvation step of furan and some of its derivatives with methanol is explored to benchmark the ability of quantum-chemical methods to describe the structure, energetics, and vibrational spectrum at low temperature. Infrar... Read More about The first microsolvation step for furans : new experiments and benchmarking strategies.

Explaining the chemical trajectories of accreted and in-situ halo stars of the Milky Way (2020)
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Brook, C. B., Kawata, D., Gibson, B. K., Gallart, C., & Vicente, A. (2020). Explaining the chemical trajectories of accreted and in-situ halo stars of the Milky Way. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 495(3), 2645-2651. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa992

© 2020 The Author(s) Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society. The Milky Way underwent its last significant merger ten billion years ago, when the Gaia-Enceladus-Sausage (GES) was accreted. Accreted GES stars a... Read More about Explaining the chemical trajectories of accreted and in-situ halo stars of the Milky Way.