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Department of Mathematical Sciences

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Applied Mathematics Seminars: Highly relativistic galaxies are unstable

Presented by Mahir Hadzic, King's College London

9 March 2018 14:00 in CM219

We describe a systematic approach to (linear) instability theory for steady galaxies and stars as described by the Einstein-Vlasov and Einstein-Euler system respectively. One of the several outcomes of our analysis is a statement that galaxies with high central redshifts are dynamically unstable. This is a joint work with Zhiwu Lin (GeorgiaTech) and Gerhard Rein (Bayreuth).

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