Institute of Astronomy

What's wrong with accretion discs?

SpeakerTalk DateTalk Series
Chris Nixon (Leicester)9 May 2019Institute of Astronomy Colloquia

Abstract

Accretion discs are ubiquitous in the Universe from planetary systems up to AGN. There are long-standing problems with our understanding of how they work. I discuss some of these problems and how they might be resolved.

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