Steven Andrew Balbus

Affiliations: 
1985-2004 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 
 2004-2012 Physics École normale supérieure Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France 
 2012- University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom 
Area:
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Fluid and Plasma Physics
Website:
http://www.shawprize.org/en/shaw.php?tmp=3&twoid=94&threeid=218&fourid=385&fiveid=180
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http://w.astro.berkeley.edu/~cmckee/grads.html

Parents

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Christopher F. McKee grad student 1981 UC Berkeley
 (The effects of thermal conduction in high temperature astrophysical gas dynamics.)

Children

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Matthew W. Kunz research assistant 2001-2003 UVA (Physics Tree)
Tanim Islam grad student 2007 UVA
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Balbus SA, Potter WJ. (2016) Surprises in astrophysical gasdynamics. Reports On Progress in Physics. Physical Society (Great Britain). 79: 066901
Caleo A, Balbus SA, Tognelli E. (2016) The Goldreich-Schubert-Fricke instability in stellar radiative zones Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 460: 338-344
Caleo A, Balbus SA. (2016) The radiative zone of the Sun and the tachocline: Stability of baroclinic patterns of differential rotation Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 457: 1711-1721
Reynolds CS, Balbus SA, Schekochihin AA. (2015) INEFFICIENT DRIVING of BULK TURBULENCE by ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI in A HYDRODYNAMIC MODEL of the INTRACLUSTER MEDIUM Astrophysical Journal. 815
Balbus SA. (2014) Dynamical, biological and anthropic consequences of equal lunar and solar angular radii Proceedings of the Royal Society a: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 470
Balbus SA. (2014) On the high-frequency spectrum of a classical accretion disc Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 444: L54-L57
Potter WJ, Balbus SA. (2014) An accretion disc instability induced by a temperature sensitive α parameter Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 441: 681-689
Ji H, Balbus S. (2013) Angular momentum transport in astrophysics and in the lab Physics Today. 66: 27-33
Petitdemange L, Dormy E, Balbus S. (2013) Axisymmetric and non-axisymmetric magnetostrophic MRI modes Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. 223: 21-31
Balbus SA. (2012) On the behaviour of the magnetorotational instability when the Rayleigh criterion is violated Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 423
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