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(20 most recent)
arXiv:1408.5247v1 [pdf]
Title:Laboratory spectroscopy of 1,2-propanediol at millimeter and submillimeter wavelengths
Authors: J. -B. Bossa, M. H. Ordu, H. S. P. Müller, F. Lewen, S. Schlemmer
Comments: 8 pages, 3 figures, Astron. Astrophys., accepted
Subjects: physics.atm-clus, astro-ph.IM, astro-ph.SR, physics.chem-ph
arXiv:1408.4987v1 [pdf]
Title:The Influence of Social Movements on Space Astronomy Policy
Authors: Hannah E. Harrisa, Pedro Russo
Comments: Accepted for publication in Space Policy journal
Subjects: astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1408.4388v1 [pdf]
Title:Comment on the paper "Dark matter searches going bananas: the contribution of Potassium (and Chlorine) to the 3.5 keV line" by T. Jeltema and S. Profumo
Authors: A. Boyarsky, J. Franse, D. Iakubovskyi, O. Ruchayskiy
Comments: 3 pages, 2 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.HE, hep-ph
arXiv:1408.3189v1 [pdf]
Title:Connection between dynamically derived IMF normalisation and stellar population parameters
Authors: Richard M. McDermid, Michele Cappellari, Katherine Alatalo, Estelle Bayet, Leo Blitz, Maxime Bois, Frederic Bournaud, Martin Bureau, Alison F. Crocker, Roger L. Davies, Timothy A. Davis, P. T. de Zeeuw, Pierre-Alain Duc, Eric Emsellem, Sadegh Khochfar, Davor Krajnovic, Harald Kuntschner, Raffaella Morganti, Thorsten Naab, Tom Oosterloo, Marc Sarzi, Nicholas Scott, Paolo Serra, Anne-Marie Weijmans, Lisa M. Young
Comments: 5 pages, 3 figures, accepted for publication in ApJL
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1408.3416v1 [pdf]
Title:Stellar mass functions of galaxies at 4<z<7 from an IRAC-selected sample in COSMOS/UltraVISTA: limits on the abundance of very massive galaxies
Authors: Mauro Stefanon, Danilo Marchesini, Adam Muzzin, Gabriel G. Brammer, James S. Dunlop, Marijin Franx, Johan P. U. Fynbo, Ivo Labbe, Bo Milvang-Jensen, Pieter G. van Dokkum
Comments: 23 pages, 18 figures. Submitted to ApJ. Comments are welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1408.2791v1 [pdf]
Title:The Debris Disk of Solar Analogue $Ï„$ Ceti: Herschel Observations and Dynamical Simulations of the Proposed Multiplanet System
Authors: S. M. Lawler, J. Di Francesco, G. M. Kennedy, B. Sibthorpe, M. Booth, B. Vandenbussche, B. C. Matthews, W. S. Holland, J. Greaves, D. J. Wilner, M. Tuomi, J. A. D. L. Blommaert, B. L. de Vries, C. Dominik, M. Fridlund, W. Gear, A. M. Heras, R. Ivison, G. Olofsson
Comments: accepted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1408.2602v2 [pdf]
Title:IRAC Near-Infrared Features in the Outer Parts of S4G Galaxies
Authors: Seppo Laine, Johan H. Knapen, Juan-Carlos Munoz-Mateos, Taehyun Kim, Sebastien Comeron, Marie Martig, Benne W. Holwerda, E. Athanassoula, Albert Bosma, Peter H. Johansson, Santiago Erroz-Ferrer, Dimitri A. Gadotti, Armando Gil de Paz, Joannah Hinz, Jarkko Laine, Eija Laurikainen, Karin Menendez-Delmestre, Trisha Mizusawa, Michael W. Regan, Heikki Salo, Kartik Sheth, Mark Seibert, Ronald J. Buta, Mauricio Cisternas, Bruce G. Elmegreen, Debra M. Elmegreen, Luis C. Ho, Barry F. Madore, Dennis Zaritsky
Comments: 26 pages, 16 embedded + 100 online-only figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1408.2503v1 [pdf]
Title:Checking the dark matter origin of 3.53~keV line with the Milky Way center
Authors: Alexey Boyarsky, Jeroen Franse, Dmytro Iakubovskyi, Oleg Ruchayskiy
Comments: No journal ref found
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.HE, hep-ph
arXiv:1408.1099v1 [pdf]
Title:The Atlas3D project - XXIV. The intrinsic shape distribution of early-type galaxies
Authors: Anne-Marie Weijmans, P. T. de Zeeuw, Eric Emsellem, Davor Krajnovic, Pierre-Yves Lablanche, Katherine Alatalo, Leo Blitz, Maxime Bois, Frederic Bournaud, Martin Bureau, Michele Cappellari, Alison Crocker, Roger Davies, Timothy Davis, Pierre-Alain Duc, Sadegh Khochfar, Harald Kuntschner, Richard McDermid, Raffaella Morganti, Thorsten Naab, Tom Oosterloo, Marc Sarzi, Nicholas Scott, Paolo Serra, Gijs Verdoes Kleijn, Lisa Young
Comments: 19 pages, 19 figures. Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1408.0794v1 [pdf]
Title:An Enigmatic Pointlike Feature within the HD 169142 Transitional Disk
Authors: Beth A. Biller, Jared Males, Timothy Rodigas, Katie Morzinski, Laird M. Close, Attila Juhász, Katherine B. Follette, Sylvestre Lacour, Myriam Benisty, Aurora Sicilia-Aguilar, Philip M. Hinz, Alycia Weinberger, Thomas Henning, Jörg-Uwe Pott, Mickaël Bonnefoy, Rainer Köhler
Comments: Accepted to ApJ Letters, see also Reggiani et al. 2014
Subjects: astro-ph.EP, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1408.0411v1 [pdf]
Title:The LOFAR Pilot Surveys for Pulsars and Fast Radio Transients
Authors: Thijs Coenen, Joeri van Leeuwen, Jason W. T. Hessels, Ben W. Stappers, Vladislav I. Kondratiev, A. Alexov, R. P. Breton, A. Bilous, S. Cooper, H. Falcke, R. A. Fallows, V. Gajjar, J. -M. Grießmeier, T. E. Hassall, A. Karastergiou, E. F. Keane, M. Kramer, M. Kuniyoshi, A. Noutsos, S. Os?owski, M. Pilia, M. Serylak, C. Schrijvers, C. Sobey, S. ter Veen, J. Verbiest, P. Weltevrede, S. Wijnholds, K. Zagkouris, A. S. van Amesfoort, J. Anderson, A. Asgekar, I. M. Avruch, M. E. Bell, M. J. Bentum, G. Bernardi, P. Best, A. Bonafede, F. Breitling, J. Broderick, M. Brüggen, H. R. Butcher, B. Ciardi, A. Corstanje, A. Deller, S. Duscha, J. Eislöffel, R. Fender, C. Ferrari, W. Frieswijk, M. A. Garrett, F. de Gasperin, E. de Geus, A. W. Gunst, J. P. Hamaker, G. Heald, M. Hoeft, A. van der Horst, E. Juette, G. Kuper, C. Law, G. Mann, R. McFadden, D. McKay-Bukowski, J. P. McKean, H. Munk, E. Orru, H. Paas, M. Pandey-Pommier, A. G. Polatidis, W. Reich, A. Renting, H. Röttgering, A. Rowlinson, A. M. M. Scaife, D. Schwarz, J. Sluman, O. Smirnov, J. Swinbank, M. Tagger, Y. Tang, C. Tasse, S. Thoudam, C. Toribio, R. Vermeulen, C. Vocks, R. J. van Weeren, O. Wucknitz, P. Zarka, A. Zensus
Comments: 18 pages, 10 figures, accepted for A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.HE
arXiv:1407.8254v1 [pdf]
Title:Gravitational waves from rapidly rotating neutron stars
Authors: Brynmor Haskell, Nils Andersson, Caroline D`Angelo, Nathalie Degenaar, Kostas Glampedakis, Wynn C. G. Ho, Paul D. Lasky, Andrew Melatos, Manuel Oppenoorth, Alessandro Patruno, Maxim Priymak
Comments: To appear in 'Gravitational Waves Astrophysics: 3rd Session of the Sant Cugat Forum on Astrophysics, 2014', Editor: Carlos F. Sopuerta
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.HE, gr-qc
arXiv:1407.8366v1 [pdf]
Title:What Regulates Galaxy Evolution? Open Questions in Our Understanding of Galaxy Formation and Evolution
Authors: Gabriella De Lucia, Adam Muzzin, Simone Weinmann
Comments: 36 pages, 6 Figures, submitted to New Astronomy Reviews
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1408.0005v1 [pdf]
Title:Star Formation in the vicinity of Nuclear Black Holes: Young Stellar Objects close to Sgr A*
Authors: B. Jalali, F. I. Pelupessy, A. Eckart, S. Portegies Zwart, N. Sabha, A. Borkar, J. Moultaka, K. Mu?i?, L. Moser
Comments: 18 pages, 11 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1407.7316v1 [pdf]
Title:Measurement of Galaxy Clustering at z~7.2 and the Evolution of Galaxy Bias from 3.8<z<8 in the XDF, GOODS-S AND GOODS-N
Authors: R. L. Barone-Nugent, M. Trenti, J. S. B. Wyithe, R. J. Bouwens, P. A. Oesch, G. D. Illingworth, C. M. Carollo, J. Su, M. Stiavelli, I. Labbe, P. G. van Dokkum
Comments: 7 pages, 2 tables, 5 figures, accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1407.7538v1 [pdf]
Title:HIghMass -- High HI Mass, HI-rich Galaxies at z~0: Sample Definition, Optical and Halpha Imaging, and Star Formation Properties
Authors: Shan Huang, Martha P. Haynes, Riccardo Giovanelli, Gregory Hallenbeck, Michael G. Jones, Elizabeth A. Adams, Jarle Brinchmann, Jayaram N. Chengalur, Leslie K. Hunt, Karen L. Masters, Satoki Matsushita, Amelie Saintonge, Kristine Spekkens
Comments: 66 pages, 17 figures, 3 tables; accepted for publication in ApJ; higher resolution figures available via http://www.asiaa.sinica.edu.tw/~shan/HIghMass_140728.pdf
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1407.7105v1 [pdf]
Title:A connected component-based method for efficiently integrating multiscale $N$-body systems
Authors: Jürgen Jänes, Federico I. Pelupessy, Simon F. Portegies Zwart
Comments: 12 pages, 8 figures, accepted for A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1407.6996v1 [pdf]
Title:The Mass-Loss Return from Evolved Stars to the Large Magellanic Cloud II: Dust Properties for Oxygen-Rich Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars
Authors: Benjamin A. Sargent, S. Srinivasan, M. Meixner, F. Kemper, A. G. G. M. Tielens, A. K. Speck, M. Matsuura, J. -Ph. Bernard, S. Hony, Karl D. Gordon, R. Indebetouw, M. Marengo, G. C. Sloan, Paul M. Woods
Comments: 37 pages, 3 figures, appeared in the 10 June 2010 issue of the Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, 85A04
arXiv:1407.7040v1 [pdf]
Title:The EAGLE project: Simulating the evolution and assembly of galaxies and their environments
Authors: Joop Schaye, Robert A. Crain, Richard G. Bower, Michelle Furlong, Matthieu Schaller, Tom Theuns, Claudio Dalla Vecchia, Carlos S. Frenk, I. G. McCarthy, John C. Helly, Adrian Jenkins, Y. M. Rosas-Guevara, Simon D. M. White, Maarten Baes, C. M. Booth, Peter Camps, Julio F. Navarro, Yan Qu, Alireza Rahmati, Till Sawala, Peter A. Thomas, James Trayford
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS. For images and videos, see http://eagle.strw.leidenuniv.nl/ and http://icc.dur.ac.uk/Eagle/
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1407.6842v1 [pdf]
Title:High D$_2$O/HDO ratio in the inner regions of the low-mass protostar NGC1333 IRAS2A
Authors: Audrey Coutens, Jes Jørgensen, Magnus Persson, Ewine van Dishoeck, Charlotte Vastel, Vianney Taquet
Comments: Accepted for publication in ApJ Letters; 12 pages, 2 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
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