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Star Formation in Interacting Galaxies

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 April 2011

Curtis Struck*
Affiliation:
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011USA email: curt@iastate.edu
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Abstract

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This brief review emphasizes the wide range of environments where interaction induced star formation occurs. In these environments we can study the numerous elaborations of a few basic physical processes, including: gravitational instability, accretion and large-scale shocks.

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