How Did the First Stars and Galaxies Form

The high surface temperature of the first stars makes them ideal factories of ionizing photons. To free (ionize) an electron out of a hydrogen atom requires ...

How Did the First Stars and Galaxies Form

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The First Star
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Lars Anderson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-29 - Publisher: Random House

In The First Star, acclaimed sports writer Lars Anderson recounts the thrilling story of Harold "Red" Grange, the Galloping Ghost of the gridiron, and the wild barnstorming tour that earned professional football a place in the American sporting firmament. Red Grange's on-field exploits at the University of Illinois, so vividly
The First Galaxies in the Universe
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Abraham Loeb, Steven R. Furlanetto
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-15 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

This book provides a comprehensive, self-contained introduction to one of the most exciting frontiers in astrophysics today: the quest to understand how the oldest and most distant galaxies in our universe first formed. Until now, most research on this question has been theoretical, but the next few years will bring
The Birth of Stars and Planets
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: John Bally, Bo Reipurth
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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The First Galaxies
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Tommy Wiklind, Bahram Mobasher, Volker Bromm
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-15 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

New observations of the period between the cosmic recombination and the end of reionization are posing intriguing questions about where the first generations of stars were formed, how the first galaxies were assembled, whether these galaxies have low redshift counterparts, and what role the early galaxies played in the reionization
Introduction to the Theory of the Early Universe
Language: en
Pages: 489
Authors: Dmitry S. Gorbunov, Valery A. Rubakov
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: World Scientific

This book accompanies another book by the same authors, Introduction to the Theory of the Early Universe: Hot Big Bang Theory and presents the theory of the evolution of density perturbations and relic gravity waves, theory of cosmological inflation and post-inflationary reheating. Written in a pedagogical style, the main chapters