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  • Driver, S. P.; Hill, D. T.; Kelvin, L. S.; Robotham, A. S. G.; Liske, J.; Norberg, P.; Baldry, I.K.; Bamford, S. P.; Hopkins, A. M.; Loveday, J.; Peacock, J.A.; Andrae, E.; Bland-Hawthorn, J.; Brough, S.; Brown, M. J. I.; Cameron, E.; Ching, J. H. Y.; Colless, M.; Conselice, C. J.; Croom, S. M.; Cross, N.J.G.; De Propris, R.; Dye, S.; Drinkwater, M. J.; Ellis, S.; Graham, Alister W.; Grootes, M. W.; Gunawardhana, M.; Jones, D. H.; van Kampen, E.; Maraston, C.; Nichol, R.C.; Parkinson, H. R.; Phillipps, S.; Pimbblet, K.; Popescu, C. C.; Prescott, M.; Roseboom, I.G.; Sadler, E.M.; Sansom, A. E.; Sharp, R.G.; Smith, Daniel; Taylor, E.; Thomas, D.; Tuffs, R. J.; Wijesinghe, D.; Dunne, L.; Frenk, C. S.; Jarvis, M. J.; Madore, B. F.; Meyer, M. J.; Seibert, M.; Staveley-Smith, L.; Sutherland, W. J.; Warren, S.J. (2011-05)
    The Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA) survey has been operating since 2008 February on the 3.9-m Anglo-Australian Telescope using the AAOmega fibre-fed spectrograph facility to acquire spectra with a resolution of R approximate ...
  • Wylezalek, D.; Galametz, A.; Stern, D.; Vernet, J.; De Breuck, C.; Seymour, N.; Brodwin, M.; Eisenhardt, P.R.M.; Gonzalez, A.H.; Hatch, N.; Jarvis, M.; Rettura, A.; Stanford, S. A.; Stevens, J.A. (2013-05-01)
    We report the first results from the Clusters Around Radio-Loud AGN program, a Cycle 7 and 8 Spitzer Space Telescope snapshot program to investigate the environments of a large sample of obscured and unobscured luminous ...
  • Yi, S.K.; Yoon, S.-J.; Lee, Y.-W.; Ree, C.H.; Sohn, Y.-J.; Rey, S.-C.; Rhee, J.; Byun, Y.-I.; Kim, S.-W.; Kaviraj, S.; Deharveng, J.-M.; Boselli, A.; Donas, J.; Malina, R.; Milliard, B.; Rich, R.M.; Salim, S.; Friedman, P.G.; Martin, D.C.; Morrissey, P.; Small, T.; Barlow, T.; Forster, K.; Wyder, T.K.; Lee, J.-W.; Bianchi, L.; Heckman, T.M.; Szalay, A.S.; Jee, M.J.; Jelinsky, P.; Siegmund, O.; Welsh, B.; Madore, B.F.; Neff, S.; Schiminovich, D. (2005-01-20)
    We have used the Galaxy Evolution Explorer UV photometric data to construct a first near-UV (NUV) color-magnitude relation (CMR) for the galaxies preclassified as early-type by Sloan Digital Sky Survey studies. The NUV CMR ...
  • Willett, K.W.; Lintott, C.J.; Bamford, S.P.; Masters, K.L.; Simmons, B.D.; Casteels, K.R.V.; Edmondson, E.M.; Fortson, L.F.; Kaviraj, S.; Keel, W.C.; Melvin, T.; Nichol, R.C.; Jordan Raddick, M.; Schawinski, K.; Simpson, R.J.; Skibba, R.A.; Smith, A.M.; Thomas, D. (2013-11-01)
    We present the data release for Galaxy Zoo 2 (GZ2), a citizen science project with more than 16 million morphological classifications of 304,122 galaxies drawn from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS).Morphology is a ...
  • Schawinski, K.; Lintott, C.; Kaviraj, S.; Khochfar, S.; Land, K.; Thomas, D.; Bamford, S. P.; Nichol, R.C.; Sarzi, M.; Andreescu, D.; Murray, P.; Raddick, M.J.; Szalay, A.; Vandenberg, J.; Slosar, A.; Yi, S.K. (2009)
    We report the discovery of a population of nearby, blue early-type galaxies with high star formation rates (0.5 < SFR < 50 M⊙ yr−1) . They are identified by their visual morphology as provided by Galaxy Zoo for Sloan Digital ...
  • Wong, O.I.; Schawinski, K.; Kaviraj, S.; Lintott, C.; Darg, D.; Masters, K.L.; Nichol, R.C.; Thomas, D.; Keel, W.C.; Bamford, S.P.; Andreescu, D.; Murray, P.; Raddick, M.J.; Szalay, A.; Vandenberg, J. (2012-02-01)
    We present a study of local post-starburst galaxies (PSGs) using the photometric and spectroscopic observations from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and the results from the Galaxy Zoo project. We find that the majority of ...
  • Simmons, B.; Lintott, C.; Kaviraj, S.; Schawinski, K.; Han, A.; Urry, C.M.; Moran, E.C.; Masters, K.L.; Nichol, R.C.; Willett, K.W.; Bamford, S.P. (2013-03)
    The growth of supermassive black holes appears to be driven by galaxy mergers, violent merger-free processes and/or 'secular' processes. In order to quantify the effects of secular evolution on black hole growth, we study ...
  • Kaviraj, S.; Ting, Y. S.; Bureau, M.; Shabala, S.S.; Crockett, R.M.; Silk, J.; Lintott, C.; Smith, A.; Keel, W.C.; Masters, K.L.; Schawinski, K.; Bamford, S.P. (2012-06-01)
    We explore the properties of dust and associated molecular gas in 352 nearby (0.01 <z <0.07) early-type galaxies (ETGs) with prominent dust lanes, drawn from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). Two-thirds of these 'dusty ...
  • Shabala, S.S.; Ting, Y. S.; Kaviraj, S.; Lintott, C.; Crockett, R.M.; Silk, J.; Sarzi, M.; Schawinski, K.; Bamford, S.P.; Edmondson, E. (2012-06-01)
    We present the second of two papers concerning the origin and evolution of local early-type galaxies exhibiting dust features. We use optical and radio data to examine the nature of active galactic nucleus (AGN) activity ...
  • Darg, D.W.; Kaviraj, S.; Lintott, C.J.; Silk, J.; Lynn, S.; Schawinski, K.; Bamford, S.; Nichol, R.C. (2011-09)
    We present a catalogue of 39 multiple mergers, found using the mergers catalogue of the Galaxy Zoo project for z <0.1, and compare them to corresponding semi-analytical galaxies from the Millennium Simulation. We estimate ...
  • Darg, D.W.; Kaviraj, S.; Lintott, C.J.; Silk, J.; Schawinski, K.; Sarzi, M.; Bamford, S.; Proctor, R.; Andreescu, D.; Murray, P.; Nichol, R.C.; Thomas, D.; Raddick, M.J.; Szalay, A.S.; Vandenberg, J.; Slosar, A. (2010)
    We present the largest, most homogeneous catalogue of merging galaxies in the nearby Universe obtained through the Galaxy Zoo project – an interface on the World Wide Web enabling large-scale morphological classification ...
  • Schawinski, K.; Urry, C.M.; Virani, S.; Coppi, P.; Cardamone, C.N.; Bamford, S.P.; Treister, E.; Lintott, C.J.; Kaviraj, S.; Sarzi, M.; Keel, W.C.; Masters, K.L.; Nichol, R.C.; Thomas, D.; Ross, N.P.; Andreescu, D.; Murray, P.; Raddick, M.J.; Szalay, A.S.; Vandenberg, J.; Slosar, A. (2010-01-01)
    We use data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and visual classifications of morphology from the Galaxy Zoo project to study black hole growth in the nearby universe (z <0.05) and to break down the active galactic nucleus ...
  • Darg, D.W.; Kaviraj, S.; Lintott, C.J.; Silk, J.; Schawinski, K.; Sarzi, M.; Bamford, S.; Andreescu, D.; Murray, P.; Nichol, R.C.; Thomas, D.; Raddick, M.J.; Szalay, A.S.; Vandenberg, J.; Slosar, A. (2010)
    Following the study of Darg et al., we explore the environments, optical colours, stellar masses, star formation and active galactic nucleus activity in a sample of 3003 pairs of merging galaxies drawn from the Sloan Digital ...
  • Pipino, A.; Devriendt, J.E.G.; Silk, J.; Kaviraj, S.; Thomas, D. (2009-10-03)
    Aims. We test whether the mass-and σ-[α/Fe] relations in the stellar populations of early-type galaxies can be reproduced by a cosmologically motivated assembly history for spheroids.Methods. We implement a detailed treatment ...
  • Wijesinghe, D. B.; da Cunha, E.; Hopkins, A. M.; Dunne, L.; Sharp, R.; Gunawardhana, M.; Brough, S.; Sadler, E.M.; Driver, S.; Baldry, I.; Bamford, S.; Liske, J.; Loveday, J.; Norberg, P.; Peacock, J.; Popescu, C. C.; Tuffs, R.; Andrae, E.; Auld, R.; Baes, M.; Bland-Hawthorn, J.; Buttiglione, S.; Cava, A.; Cameron, E.; Conselice, C. J.; Cooray, A.; Croom, S.; Dariush, A.; DeZotti, G.; Dye, S.; Eales, S.; Frenk, C.; Fritz, J.; Hill, D.; Hopwood, R.; Ibar, E.; Ivison, R.; Jarvis, M.; Jones, D. H.; van Kampen, E.; Kelvin, L.; Kuijken, K.; Maddox, S. J.; Madore, B.; Michalowski, M. J.; Nichol, B.; Parkinson, H.; Pascale, E.; Pimbblet, K. A.; Pohlen, M.; Prescott, M.; Rhodighiero, G.; Robotham, A. S. G.; Rigby, E. E.; Seibert, M.; Sergeant, S.; Smith, Daniel; Temi, P.; Sutherland, W.; Taylor, E.; Thomas, D.; van der Werf, P. (2011-08)
    We use multiwavelength data from the Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA) and Herschel-ATLAS (H-ATLAS) surveys to compare the relationship between various dust obscuration measures in galaxies. We explore the connections between ...
  • De Colle, Fabio; Granot, Jonathan; Lopez-Camara, Diego; Ramirez-Ruiz, Enrico (2012-02-20)
    We report on the development of Mezcal-SRHD, a new adaptive mesh refinement, special relativistic hydrodynamics (SRHD) code, developed with the aim of studying the highly relativistic flows in gamma-ray burst sources. The ...
  • Falcone, A.D.; Williams, D.A.; Baring, M.G.; Blandford, R.; Connaughton, V.; Coppi, P.; Dermer, C.; Dingus, B.; Fryer, C.; Gehrels, N.; Granot, J.; Horan, D.; Katz, J.I.; Kuehn, K.; Meszaros, P.; Norris, J.; Parkinson, P.S.; Pe'er, A.; Ramirez-Ruiz, E.; Razzaque, S.; Wang, X.; Zhang, B. (American Institute of Physics, 2008)
    This is a short report on the preliminary findings of the gamma ray burst (GRB) working group for the white paper on the status and future of very high energy (VHE; >50 GeV) gamma-ray astronomy. The white paper discusses ...
  • McGlynn, T. A.; Hartman, R. C.; Bloom, S. D.; Aller, M.; Aller, H.; Filippenko, A. V.; Barth, A. J.; Gear, W. K.; Marscher, A. P.; Mattox, J. R.; Reich, W.; Robson, E. I.; Schramm, J.; Stevens, Jason; Teraesranta, H.; Tornikoski, M.; Vestrand, W. T.; Wagner, S.; Heines, A. (1997-05-01)
    We describe observations of the quasi-stellar object (QSO) NRAO 190 during a gamma-ray flare from 1994 August 9 to 1994 August 29. This QSO was serendipitously detected by the EGRET instrument on the Compton Gamma Ray ...
  • Mathews, G. S.; Dent, W. R. F.; Williams, J. P.; Howard, C. D.; Meeus, G.; Riaz, B.; Roberge, A.; Sandell, G.; Vandenbussche, B.; Duchene, G.; Kamp, I.; Menard, F.; Montesinos, B.; Pinte, C.; Thi, W. F.; Woitke, P.; Alacid, J. M.; Andrews, S. M.; Ardila, D. R.; Aresu, G.; Augereau, J. C.; Barrado, D.; Brittain, S.; Ciardi, D. R.; Danchi, W.; Eiroa, C.; Fedele, D.; Grady, C. A.; de Gregorio-Monsalvo, I.; Heras, A.; Huelamo, N.; Krivov, A.; Lebreton, J.; Liseau, R.; Martin-Zaidi, C.; Mendigutia, I.; Mora, A.; Morales-Calderon, M.; Nomura, H.; Pantin, E.; Pascucci, I.; Phillips, N.; Podio, L.; Poelman, D. R.; Ramsay, S.; Rice, K.; Riviere-Marichalar, P.; Solano, E.; Tilling, I.; Walker, H.; White, G. J.; Wright, G. (2010)
    Context. Circumstellar discs are ubiquitous around young stars, but rapidly dissipate their gas and dust on timescales of a few Myr. The Herschel Space Observatory allows for the study of the warm disc atmosphere, using ...
  • Meeus, G.; Pinte, C.; Woitke, P.; Montesinos, B.; Mendigutia, I.; Riviere-Marichalar, P.; Eiroa, C.; Mathews, G. S.; Vandenbussche, B.; Howard, C. D.; Roberge, A.; Sandell, G.; Duchene, G.; Menard, F.; Grady, C. A.; Dent, W. R. F.; Kamp, I.; Augereau, J. C.; Thi, W. F.; Tilling, I.; Alacid, J. M.; Andrews, S.; Ardila, D. R.; Aresu, G.; Barrado, D.; Brittain, S.; Ciardi, D. R.; Danchi, W.; Fedele, D.; de Gregorio-Monsalvo, I.; Heras, A.; Huelamo, N.; Krivov, A.; Lebreton, J.; Liseau, R.; Martin-Zaidi, C.; Mora, A.; Morales-Calderon, M.; Nomura, H.; Pantin, E.; Pascucci, I.; Phillips, N.; Podio, L.; Poelman, D. R.; Ramsay, S.; Riaz, B.; Rice, K.; Solano, E.; Walker, H.; White, G. J.; Williams, J. P.; Wright, G. (2010)
    In an effort to simultaneously study the gas and dust components of the disc surrounding the young Herbig Ae star HD 169142, we present far-IR observations obtained with the PACS instrument onboard the Herschel Space ...