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 articles | Database description | Methods articles | Analysis papers | Database articles

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

The EAGLE project: Simulating the evolution and
assembly of galaxies and their environments
Schaye et al. (2015)ADS
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
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
Furlong et al. (2015)ADS
The EAGLE simulations of galaxy formation: the importance of the hydrodynamics scheme
Schaller et al. (2015)ADS
Baryon effects on the internal structure of ΛCDM haloes in the EAGLE simulations
Schaller et al. (2015)ADS
The effect of baryons on the inner density profiles of rich clusters
Schaller et al. (2015)ADS
Colours and luminosities of z = 0.1 galaxies in the EAGLE simulation
Trayford et al. (2015)ADS
The distribution of neutral hydrogen around high-redshift galaxies and quasars in the EAGLE simulation
Rahmati et al. (2015)ADS
Molecular hydrogen abundances of galaxies in the EAGLE simulations
Lagos et al. (2015)ADS
The alignment and shape of dark matter, stellar, and hot gas distributions in the EAGLE and cosmo-OWLS simulations
Velliscig et al. (2015)ADS
Intrinsic alignments of galaxies in the EAGLE and cosmo-OWLS simulations
Velliscig et al (2015)ADS
Simulated Milky Way analogues: implications for dark matter indirect searches

Calore et al (2015)ADS
The unexpected diversity of dwarf galaxy rotation curves
Oman et al. (2015)ADS
Bent by baryons: the low-mass galaxy-halo relation
Sawala et al. (2015)ADS
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
Schaller et al. (2016)ADS
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
Sawala et al. (2016)ADS
The APOSTLE project: Local Group kinematic mass constraints and simulation candidate selection
Fattahi et al. (2016)ADS
Cosmic distribution of highly ionized metals and their physical conditions in the EAGLE simulations
Rahmati et al. (2016)ADS
The APOSTLE simulations: solutions to the Local Group's cosmic puzzles
Sawala et al. (2016)ADS
The brighter galaxies reionized the Universe
Sharma et al. (2016)ADS
Bimodality of low-redshift circumgalactic O VI in non-equilibrium EAGLE zoom simulations
Oppenheimer et al. (2016)ADS
The offsets between galaxies and their dark matter in Λ cold dark matter
Schaller et al. (2016)ADS
Simulated Milky Way analogues: implications for dark matter direct searches
Bozorgnia et al. (2016)ADS
The link between the assembly of the inner dark matter halo and the angular momentum evolution of galaxies in the EAGLE simulation
Zavala et al. (2016)ADS
Galaxies in the EAGLE hydrodynamical simulation and in the Durham and Munich semi-analytical models
Guo et al. (2016)ADS
The low abundance and insignificance of dark discs in simulated Milky Way galaxies
Schaller et al. (2016)ADS
Alignments between galaxies, satellite systems and haloes
Shao et al (2016)ADS
The origin of compact galaxies with anomalously high black hole masses
Barber et al. (2016)ADS
On the connection between the metal-enriched intergalactic medium and galaxies: an O VI-galaxy cross-correlation study at z < 1
Finn et al. (2016)ADS
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
Crain et al. (2016)ADS
Supermassive black holes in the EAGLE Universe. Revealing the observables of their growth
Rosas-Guevara et al. (2016)ADS
The origin of the $\alpha$-enhancement of massive galaxies
Segers et al. (2016)ADS
The effect of baryons on redshift space distortions and cosmic density and velocity fields in the EAGLE simulation
Hellwing et al. (2016)ADS
Music from the heavens - Gravitational waves from supermassive black hole mergers in the EAGLE simulations
Salcido et al. (2016)ADS
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
Trayford et al. (2016)ADS
Size evolution of normal and compact galaxies in the EAGLE simulation
Furlong et al. (2016)ADS
Subhalo abundance matching and assembly bias in the EAGLE simulation
Chaves-Montero et al. (2016)ADS
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
Schaller et al. (2016)ADS
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
Ferrero et al. (2016)ADS
Far-infrared and dust properties of present-day galaxies in the EAGLE simulations
Camps et al. (2016)ADS
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
Stevens et al. (2016)ADS
The origin of scatter in the stellar mass - halo mass relation of central galaxies in the EAGLE simulation
Matthee et al. (2016)ADS
Being WISE II: Reducing the Influence of Star Formation History on the Mass-to-Light Ratio of Quiescent Galaxies
Norris et al. (2016)ADS
The origin of the enhanced metallicity of satellite galaxies
Bahe et al. (2016)ADS
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
Starkenburg et al. (2016)ADS
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
Paillas et al. (2016)ADS
Angular momentum evolution of galaxies in EAGLE
Lagos et al. (2016b)ADS
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
Schaller et al. (2016)ADS
What to expect from dynamical modelling of galactic haloes
Wang et al. (2016)ADS
Missing dark matter in dwarf galaxies?
Oman et al. (2016)ADS
Shaken and Stirred: The Milky Way's Dark Substructures
Sawala et al. (2016)ADS
Knowing the unknowns: uncertainties in simple estimators of dynamical masses
Campbell et al. (2016)ADS
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
Lovell et al. (2016)ADS
Tidal features of classical Milky Way satellites in a ΛCDM universeWang et al. (2016)ADS
Origins of carbon enhanced metal poor stars
Sharma et al. (2016)ADS
Small-scale galaxy clustering in the EAGLE simulation
Artale et al. (2016)ADS

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
Clauwens, Franx & Schaye (2016)ADS
The baryonic Tully-Fisher relation cares about the galaxy sample
Sorce & GuoADS
An Overmassive Dark Halo around an Ultra-diffuse Galaxy in the Virgo Cluster
Beasley et al. (2016)ADS
The impact of baryonic physics on the subhalo mass function and implications for gravitational lensing
Despali & VegettiADS
Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): M_star - R_e relations of z = 0 bulges, discs and spheroids
Lange et al. (2016)ADS
Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): the absence of stellar mass segregation in galaxy groups and consistent predictions from GALFORM and EAGLE simulations
Kafle et al. (2016)ADS
MUFASA: galaxy formation simulations with meshless hydrodynamics
Davé, Thompson & Hopkins (2016)ADS
The Metal Abundances across Cosmic Time (MACT) Survey. II. Evolution of the Mass-metallicity Relation over 8 Billion Years, Using [OIII]4363AA-based Metallicities
Ly et al. (2016)ADS
The KMOS Redshift One Spectroscopic Survey (KROSS): dynamical properties, gas and dark matter fractions of typical z ˜ 1 star-forming galaxies
Stott et al. (2016)ADS
The KMOS Redshift One Spectroscopic Survey (KROSS): the Tully-Fisher relation at z ˜ 1
Tiley et al. (2016)ADS