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Cavendish Astrophysics
Cavendish Laboratory

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Regulating the ISM and star formation
Cosmological evolution of star-forming galaxies
The origin and evolution of radio sources
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Cavendish Astrophysics

Galaxy Evolution

Telescopes

The group makes extensive use of UK and international telescope facilities.

Computing


The Galaxy Evolution group has full access to the computing facilties of the astrophysics group, namely the starlink cluster based on Sun and Linux workstations.  Additionally we make heavy use of the group's 16-node Beowulf cluster which is soon to be upgraded to a 32-node cluster.

The analysis of telescope data is done mostly using AIPS, IRAF and STARLINK software which is available throughout the cluster.  Additionally we make significant use of IDL for visualisation of results.

Our computational work is concerned both with computational fluid dynamics using mainly the ZEUS family of software (developed at the Laboratory for Computational Astrophysics at the NCSA) and N-body simulations of star-forming galaxies using our owm locally written N-body tree code.


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