Direct Statistical Simulation of Astrophysical Fluids

Series: 
Astronomy Unit Seminars
Speaker: 
Prof. Steven Tobias (University of Leeds)
Date: 
February 22nd, 2013 at 14:30
Room: 
GO Jones UG1
Abstract: 

In this talk I will discuss the relatively new technique of direct statistical simulation as applied to two problems of astrophysical interest.  The first involves jet formation by barotropic turbulence, whilst the second describes joint instability of magnetic field and shear.