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IXO Astro 2010 Decadal White Papers | February 15, 2009

The Astro 2010 Decadal Review has drawn enthusiastic participation from IXO supporters. We list here the 15 white papers most directly relevant to IXO science. Note that there are many more white papers submitted on high-energy astrophysics topics related to the IXO mission. These white papers represent contributions from hundreds of scientists from the United States, Europe, and Japan.
  The Evolution of Galaxy Clusters Across Cosmic Time [.pdf] M. Arnaud et al.
  The Missing Baryons in the Milky Way and Local Group [.pdf] J. Bregman et al.
  The Cosmic Web of Baryons [.pdf] J. Bregman et al.
  Spin and Relativistic Phenomena around Black Holes [.pdf] L. Brenneman et al.
  Cosmic Feedback from Massive Black Holes [.pdf] A. Fabian et al.
  X-ray Studies of Planetary Systems [.pdf] E. Feigelson et al.
  Formation of the Elements [.pdf] J. Hughes et al.
  Measuring the Gas and Dust Composition of the Galactic ISM and Beyond [.pdf] J. Lee et al.
  Fundamental Accretion and Ejection Astrophysics [.pdf] J. Miller et al.
  Stellar-Mass Black Holes and Their Progenitors [.pdf] J. Miller et al.
  The Growth of Supermassive Black Holes Over Cosmic Time [.pdf] K. Nandra
  Mass-Loss and Magnetic Fields as Revealed Trhough Stellar X-ray Spectroscopy [.pdf] R. Osten et al.
  The Behavior of Matter Under Extreme Conditions [.pdf] F. Paerels et al.
  Starburst Galaxies: Outflows of Metals and Energy into the IGM [.pdf] D. Strickland et al.
  Cosmological Studies with a Large-Area X-ray Telescope [.pdf] A. Vikhlinin et al.