Journal article

A first direct measurement of the intergalactic medium temperature around a quasar at z=6

James S Bolton, George D Becker, J Stuart B Wyithe, Martin G Haehnelt, Wallace LW Sargent

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2010

University of Melbourne Researchers


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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Benedetta Ciardi and Peng Oh for valuable conversations during the course of this work. The hydrodynamical simulations used in this work were performed using the Darwin Supercomputer of the University of Cambridge High Performance Computing Service (, provided by Dell Inc. using Strategic Research Infrastructure Funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England. JSB acknowledges the support of an ARC Australian postdoctoral fellowship (DP0984947), and GDB thanks the Kavli foundation for financial support.