Browsing by Author "Railton, Anna Dorothy"

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  • The structure and stability of vortices in astrophysical discs 

    Railton, Anna Dorothy (University of CambridgeDepartment of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, 2015-10-06)
    This thesis finds that vortex instabilities are not necessarily a barrier to their potential as sites for planetesimal formation. It is challenging to build planetesimals from dust within the lifetime of a protoplanetary disc ...