simulations of cosmological structure formation
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The simulations shown here
are described in the paper:
The history of star formation in a
Springel V., Hernquist L., 2003, MNRAS, 339, 312.
Volume rendering (gas and stars):
Gasdynamical simulations on a number of different
Zoom onto individual galaxies at redshift z=3: