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The jet feedback mechanism: from supernovae to clusters of galaxies

Prof. Noah Soker

Abstract

I will describe the roles of jets in several quite different astrophysical systems. These include exploding core collapse supernovae, expelling common envelopes, and heating gas in clusters of galaxies. Hot bubbles inflated by jets seem to be a key ingredient in the interaction of jets with the ambient gas. The understanding that jets can efficiently interact with the ambient gas leads to new notions, such as the jittering jets model to explode massive stars, and the grazing envelope evolution(GEE) that can replace the common envelope evolution in some cases.

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The jet feedback mechanism: from supernovae to clusters of galaxies
Prof. Noah Soker
Physics Department TECHNION, Israel
Thursday September 10, 2015
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