The First Galaxies: Theoretical Predictions and Observational Clues

The First Galaxies: Theoretical Predictions and Observational Clues


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642448607
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library , #396
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Tommy Wiklind (ESO/Joint ALMA Observatory), Bahram Mobasher (UCLA, Riverside) and Volker Bromm (University of Texas, Austin) are leaders in the field of first stars and first galaxies.

Table of Contents

Part I The First Sources of Light.- Chapter 1 The Basic Theoretical Framework.- Chapter 2 The Epoch of Reionization.- Chapter 3 The First Stars.- Part II The First Galaxies and Normal Stellar Populations.- Chapter 4 Formation of the First Galaxies: Theory and Simulations.- Chapter 5 Observing the First Galaxies.- Chapter 6 The Formation of the First Massive Black Holes.- Part III Tools & Techniques.- Chapter 7 Evolutionary Synthesis Models as a Tool and Guide Towards the First Galaxies.- Chapter 8 Exploring the Universe with Metal-Poor Stars.- Chapter 9 The Potential Impact of Future Observatories.

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