Welcome to Project AGORA!  We investigate galaxy formation with high-resolution simulations and compare the results across code platforms and with observations.  This is an one-of-a-kind, inter-institutional effort by more than 140 participants from over 60 institutions worldwide (as of Oct. 2016).  We welcome anybody who is interested in participating in the Project.  Click the image on the right to see an one-slide intro to the Project.  For the consensus reached during the first Workshop and the working groups formed, visit here

● The Flagship paper of the Project published in the ApJS in 2014: [arXiv],[ApJS],[local/high-res]  
● The second paper of the Project on gravity-hydrodynamics test of an isolated disk now submitted to the ApJ: [arXiv],[local/high-res]
● The 5th annual summer Workshop of the AGORA Project was held at UC Santa Cruz, Aug. 12-14, 2016.
● Consider joining us without any obligation, especially if you are looking for the common ICs and analysis scripts used in the Project. Contact us if you have any other question! 


  • AGORA Isolated Disk Comparison Test - Paper Submitted Dear AGORA Colleagues,  First of all, thank you very much as always for your contribution and interest in the AGORA Project.  As you all are aware, over the past years ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2016, 5:26 PM by Ji-hoon Kim
  • Wrapping Up the 5th AGORA Workshop Dear AGORA Colleagues, The 5th Workshop of the AGORA Collaboration was held successfully at UC Santa Cruz, Aug. 12-14.  We made a lot of progress in Paper “4” thank ...
    Posted Aug 14, 2016, 9:46 PM by Ji-hoon Kim
  • 5th AGORA Workshop - Program and Remote Participation Dear AGORA Workshop participants,  Thank you very much for your participation in the upcoming 5th AGORA Workshop (Aug. 12-14).  We look forward to seeing you soon at UCSC, or ...
    Posted Aug 14, 2016, 9:42 PM by Ji-hoon Kim
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