Robert Thacker


Faculty of Science
Astronomy and Physics

Faculty Member Information

Scholarly Contributions

Book

Rawle F., Nickle T., Morante S., Thacker , R. J.,. "Science^3: A Science Student Success Guide" (Winter - 2013)

Journal Articles

Elahi P., Thacker R., Widrow L., Scannapieco E., , . "The Sub-halo Mass function", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Vol 395 (Winter - 2012), 1950
Williamson D., Thacker , R. J.,. "Effective viscosity from cloud-cloud collisions in global galaxy simulations", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Vol 418 (Winter - 2012), 320
Pilkington K., Few C., Gibson B., Calura F., Michel-Dansac L., Thacker R., Molla M., Matteucci F., Rahimi A., Kawata D., Brook C., Stinson G.. "Metallicity Gradients in Disks: Do Galaxies form Inside-Out?", Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol 540 (Winter - 2012), 56
Pilkington K., Gibson B., Brook C., Calura F., Stinson G., Thacker R., Michel-Dansac L., Bailin J., Couchman H., Wadsley J., Quinn T., Maccio A.. "The Distribution Of Metals in Cosmological Hydrodynamical Simulations of Dwarf Disk Galaxies", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Vol 425 (Winter - 2012), 969
Snaith O., Gibson B., Brook C., Knebe A., Thacker R.. "The Halo Shape of Polar Disc Galaxies", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Vol 425 (Winter - 2012), 1967
Pilkington K., Gibson B., Calura F., Brooks A., Mayer L., Brook C., Stinson G., Thacker R., Few C., Cunnama D, Wadsley , J. . "The Cold Gas Content of Bulgeless Dwarf Galaxies", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Vol 417 (Winter - 2011), 2891
Elahi P., Thacker R., Widrow L.. "Peaks above the Maxwellian Sea: A New Approach to Finding Substructure in N-Body Haloes", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Vol 418 (Winter - 2011), 320
Fullana M., Arnau J., Thacker R., Couchman H., D. . "Estimating small angular scale CMB anisotropy with high resolution N-body simulations: weak lensing", The Astrophysical Journal Vol 712 (Winter - 2010), 367
Thacker R.. "Planet B", Alternatives Journal Vol 36, 4 (Winter - 2010), 63
Thacker R., Scannapieco E., Couchman , H. M.. "Predictions of Quasar Clustering: Redshift, Luminosity and Selection Dependence", The Astrophysical Journal Vol 693 (Winter - 2009), 552
Campbell L., Thacker R., Barton D.,, D. Greenwood, D. Hecky, R. E.,. "Re-engineering the eastern Lake Erie littoral food web: the trophic function of nonindigenous Ponto-Caspian species", The Journal of Great Lakes Research Vol 35 (Winter - 2009), 224
Widrow L., Elahi P., Thacker R., Richardson M., Scannapieco E.. "Power Spectra for the Small-scale Universe", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Vol 397 (Winter - 2009), 1275
V. Tilvi, S. Malhotra, J. Rhoads, E. Scannapieco, J. Thacker, T. Iliev, G. Mellema. "A Physical Model of Lyman Alpha Emitters", The Astrophysical Journal Vol 704 (Winter - 2009), 729
Elahi P., Widrow L., Thacker R.. "Can substructure in the Galactic Halo explain the ATIC and PAMELA results?", Physical Review D Vol 80 (Winter - 2009), 123513
Thacker R., Scannapieco E., Couchman H.. "Quasars & Cosmic Evolution: The Role of Outflows", High Performance Computing Systems and Applications, eds D. Clarke & R. Dupree NA (Winter - 2008), NA
Foyle K., Courteau S., Thacker R.. "An n-body/SPH study of galaxy mass density profiles", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Vol 386 (Winter - 2008), 1821
E. Scannapieco, Thacker , J. R., Couchman , P H.. "Measuring AGN feedback with the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect", (astro-ph/0709.0952) submitted to The Astrophysical Journal NA (Winter - 2008), NA
Thacker R., Scannapieco E., Couchman H.. "Quasars: What turns them off?", The Astrophysical Journal NA (Winter - 2006), NA
Thacker R., Couchman H.. "A Parallel Adaptive P3M Code with Hierarchical Particle Reordering", Computer Physics Communications 174 (Winter - 2006), 540
Scannapieco E., Pichon C., Aracil B., Petitjean P., Thacker R., Bergeron J., Couchman , H. M.. "The Source of Intergalactic Metals", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 365 (Winter - 2006), 651
Thacker R., Couchman H.. "A New Fast Parallel Statistical Measurement Technique for Computational Cosmology", International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking NA (Winter - 2006), NA
V. Springel, S. White, A. Jenkins, S. Frenk, N. Yoshida, L. Gao, J. Navarro, R. Thacker, D. Croton, J. Helly, A. Peacock, S. Cole, P. Thomas, H. Couchman, A. Evrard, J. Colberg, Pearce F. "Simulating the joint evolution of quasars, galaxies and their large-scale distribution", Nature 435 (Winter - 2005), 629
Campbell L., Wandera S., Thacker R., Hecky R., Dixon , D. G,. "Trophic niche segregation in the Nilotic ichthyofauna of Lake Albert (Uganda, East Africa): Trophic generalists make good invaders", Environmental Biology of Fishes 74 (Winter - 2005), 257
Scannapieco E., Thacker , R. J,. "Toward an Improved Analytical Description of Lagrangian Bias", The Astrophysical Journal 619 (Winter - 2005), 1
Scannapieco E., Thacker R.. "Temporal Bias in the Clustering of Massive Cosmological Objects", PHYSTAT 2003: Statistical Problems in Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, SLAC (Stanford) Publication NA (Winter - 2004), NA
Scannapieco E., Thacker R.. "On the Spatial Correlations of Lyman Break Galaxies'", The Astrophysical Journal, Letters 590 (Winter - 2003), L69
J. Thacker, Pringle , Couchman , P. H., Booth . "HYDRA-MPI: An Adaptive Particle-Particle, Particle-Mesh code for conducting Cosmological Simulations on MPP Architectures'", High Performance Computing Systems and Applications, ed D. Senechal, NRC Research Press NA (Winter - 2003), NA
Thacker R., Scannapieco E., Davis M. "Violence in the Dark Ages", The Astrophysical Journal 581 (Winter - 2002), 836