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Title:
Star Formation in Interacting Galaxies
Authors:
Struck, Curtis
Affiliation:
AA(Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 USA )
Publication:
Computational Star Formation, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 270, p. 475-482
Publication Date:
04/2011
Origin:
CUP
Keywords:
galaxies: interactions, galaxies: evolution, stars: formation
Abstract Copyright:
(c) 2011: Copyright © International Astronomical Union 2011
DOI:
10.1017/S1743921311000834
Bibliographic Code:
2011IAUS..270..475S

Abstract

This brief review emphasizes the wide range of environments where interaction induced star formation occurs. In these environments we can study the numerous elaborations of a few basic physical processes, including: gravitational instability, accretion and large-scale shocks.
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