# EAGLE simulations publications

For a guaranteed list of up-to-date EAGLE publications, it’s best to check with the ADS, but we provide here a list of the reference and methods papers.

Reference papers (please cite both if referring to the project):

The EAGLE project: Simulating the evolution and
assembly of galaxies and their environments
The EAGLE simulations of galaxy formation: calibration of subgrid physics and model variationsCrain et al. (2015)ADS

The public release and database description:
The halo and galaxy catalogues, plus other data products, are available for public download via the same SQL web interface as used by the Millennium Simulation. To access the data, please register as a user.

The EAGLE simulations of galaxy formation: public release of halo and galaxy cataloguesMcAlpine et al. (2015)ADS

Methods papers
ElementPaperAuthors
Gravity solverThe cosmological simulation code GADGET-2Springel (2005)
Radiative coolingThe effect of photoionization on the cooling rates of enriched, astrophysical plasmasWiersma, Schaye & Smith. (2009)
ISM dynamics & star formationOn the relation between the Schmidt and Kennicutt-Schmidt star formation laws and its implications for numerical simulationsSchaye & Dalla Vecchia (2008)
Chemical enrichmentChemical enrichment in cosmological, smoothed particle hydrodynamics simulationsWiersma et al. (2009)
Stellar feedbackSimulating galactic outflows with thermal supernova feedbackDalla Vecchia & Schaye (2012)
Black hole feedbackCosmological simulations of the growth of supermassive black holes and feedback from active galactic nuclei: method and testsBooth & Schaye (2009)
Black hole growthThe impact of angular momentum on black hole accretion rates in simulations of galaxy formationRosas-Guevara et al. (2015)
Time steppingImplementation of feedback in smoothed particle hydrodynamics: towards concordance of methodsDurier & Dalla Vecchia (2012)

Analysis papers
The following are papers written in collaboration with the EAGLE team under the EAGLE publication policy.
Evolution of galaxy stellar masses and star formation rates in the EAGLE simulations
The EAGLE simulations of galaxy formation: the importance of the hydrodynamics scheme
Baryon effects on the internal structure of ΛCDM haloes in the EAGLE simulations
The effect of baryons on the inner density profiles of rich clusters
Colours and luminosities of z = 0.1 galaxies in the EAGLE simulation
The distribution of neutral hydrogen around high-redshift galaxies and quasars in the EAGLE simulation
Molecular hydrogen abundances of galaxies in the EAGLE simulations
The alignment and shape of dark matter, stellar, and hot gas distributions in the EAGLE and cosmo-OWLS simulations
Intrinsic alignments of galaxies in the EAGLE and cosmo-OWLS simulations
Simulated Milky Way analogues: implications for dark matter indirect searches

The unexpected diversity of dwarf galaxy rotation curves
Bent by baryons: the low-mass galaxy-halo relation
Recycled stellar ejecta as fuel for star formation and implications for the origin of the galaxy mass-metallicity relationSegers et al. (2016)ADS
Dark matter annihilation radiation in hydrodynamic simulations of Milky Way haloes
The distribution of atomic hydrogen in EAGLE galaxies: morphologies, profiles, and H I holesBahe et al. (2016)ADS
The chosen few: the low-mass haloes that host faint galaxies
The APOSTLE project: Local Group kinematic mass constraints and simulation candidate selection
Cosmic distribution of highly ionized metals and their physical conditions in the EAGLE simulations
The APOSTLE simulations: solutions to the Local Group's cosmic puzzles
The brighter galaxies reionized the Universe
Bimodality of low-redshift circumgalactic O VI in non-equilibrium EAGLE zoom simulations
The offsets between galaxies and their dark matter in Λ cold dark matter
Simulated Milky Way analogues: implications for dark matter direct searches
The link between the assembly of the inner dark matter halo and the angular momentum evolution of galaxies in the EAGLE simulation
Galaxies in the EAGLE hydrodynamical simulation and in the Durham and Munich semi-analytical models
The low abundance and insignificance of dark discs in simulated Milky Way galaxies
Alignments between galaxies, satellite systems and haloes
The origin of compact galaxies with anomalously high black hole masses
On the connection between the metal-enriched intergalactic medium and galaxies: an O VI-galaxy cross-correlation study at z < 1
The Fundamental Plane of star formation in galaxies revealed by the EAGLE hydrodynamical simulationsLagos et al. (2016a)ADS
The EAGLE simulations: atomic hydrogen associated with galaxies
Supermassive black holes in the EAGLE Universe. Revealing the observables of their growth
The origin of the $\alpha$-enhancement of massive galaxies
The effect of baryons on redshift space distortions and cosmic density and velocity fields in the EAGLE simulation
Music from the heavens - Gravitational waves from supermassive black hole mergers in the EAGLE simulations
The low-mass end of the baryonic Tully-Fisher relationSales et al. (2016)ADS
It's not easy being green: The evolution of galaxy colour in the EAGLE simulation
Size evolution of normal and compact galaxies in the EAGLE simulation
Subhalo abundance matching and assembly bias in the EAGLE simulation
Observations of metals in the $zapprox3.5$ intergalactic medium and comparison to the EAGLE simulationsTurner et al. (2016)ADS
The low abundance and insignificance of dark discs in simulated Milky Way galaxies
The environmental dependence of HI in galaxies in the EAGLE simulationsMarasco et al. (2016)ADS
Winds of change: reionization by starburst galaxiesSharma et al. (2016)ADS
Size matters: abundance matching, galaxy sizes, and the Tully-Fisher relation in EAGLE
Far-infrared and dust properties of present-day galaxies in the EAGLE simulations
The dark nemesis of galaxy formation: why hot haloes trigger black hole growth and bring star formation to an endBower et al. (2016)ADS
How to get cool in the heat: comparing analytic models of
halo gas cooling with EAGLE
The origin of scatter in the stellar mass - halo mass relation of central galaxies in the EAGLE simulation
Being WISE II: Reducing the Influence of Star Formation History on the Mass-to-Light Ratio of Quiescent Galaxies
The origin of the enhanced metallicity of satellite galaxies
The properties of "dark" LCDM halos in the Local GroupBenitez-Llambay et al. (2016)ADS
The oldest and most metal poor stars in the APOSTLE Local Group simulations
Barred galaxies in the EAGLE cosmological hydrodynamical simulationAlgorry et al. (2016)ADS
A chronicle of galaxy mass assembly in the EAGLE simulationQu et al. (2016)ADS

Baryon effects on void statistics in the EAGLE simulation
Angular momentum evolution of galaxies in EAGLE
Predictions for the detection of Tidal Streams with Gaia using Great Circle MethodsMateu et al. (2016)ADS
The low abundance and insignificance of dark discs in simulated Milky Way galaxies
What to expect from dynamical modelling of galactic haloes
Missing dark matter in dwarf galaxies?
Shaken and Stirred: The Milky Way's Dark Substructures
Knowing the unknowns: uncertainties in simple estimators of dynamical masses
The Mass-Discrepancy Acceleration Relation: a Natural Outcome of Galaxy Formation in CDM halosLudlow et al. (2016)ADS
Properties of Local Group galaxies in hydrodynamical simulations of sterile neutrino dark matter cosmologies
Tidal features of classical Milky Way satellites in a ΛCDM universeWang et al. (2016)ADS
Origins of carbon enhanced metal poor stars
Small-scale galaxy clustering in the EAGLE simulation

Public database papers
The following are papers written by the wider astronomy community (occasionally including EAGLE team members), using data made publicly available by the EAGLE team via the Virgo Consortium’s SQL database. This list may well be incomplete, as it’s difficult to keep track of all such publications.
A large difference in the progenitor masses of active and passive galaxies in the EAGLE simulation
The baryonic Tully-Fisher relation cares about the galaxy sample
An Overmassive Dark Halo around an Ultra-diffuse Galaxy in the Virgo Cluster
The impact of baryonic physics on the subhalo mass function and implications for gravitational lensing