How Clumpy Star Formation Affects Globular Cluster Systems
AbstractThere is now clear evidence the metallicities of globular clusters are not simple tracers of the elemental abundances in their protocluster clouds; some of the heavy elements were formed subsequently within the cluster itself. It is also manifestly clear that star formation is a clumpy process. We present a brief overview of a theoretical model for how self-enrichment by supernova ejecta proceeds in a protocluster undergoing clumpy star formation, and show that it predicts internal abundance spreads in surprisingly good agreement with those in observed Milky Way clusters. View Full-Text
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Bailin, J. How Clumpy Star Formation Affects Globular Cluster Systems. Galaxies 2017, 5, 36.
Bailin J. How Clumpy Star Formation Affects Globular Cluster Systems. Galaxies. 2017; 5(3):36.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bailin, Jeremy. 2017. "How Clumpy Star Formation Affects Globular Cluster Systems." Galaxies 5, no. 3: 36.
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