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The Resource The first galaxies in the universe, Abraham Loeb and Steven R. Furlanetto

The first galaxies in the universe, Abraham Loeb and Steven R. Furlanetto

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The first galaxies in the universe
Title
The first galaxies in the universe
Statement of responsibility
Abraham Loeb and Steven R. Furlanetto
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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 about a new generation of large telescopes that promise to supply a flood of data about the infant universe during its first billion years after the big bang. This book bridges the gap between theory and observation. It is an invaluable reference for students and researchers on early galaxies. The First Galaxies in the Universe starts from basic physical principles before moving on to more advanced material. Topics include the gravitational growth of structure, the intergalactic medium, the formation and evolution of the first stars and black holes, feedback and galaxy evolution, reionization, 21-cm cosmology, and more. Provides a comprehensive introduction to this exciting frontier in astrophysics Begins from first principles Covers advanced topics such as the first stars and 21-cm cosmology Prepares students for research using the next generation of large telescopes Discusses many open questions to be explored in the coming decade "--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
523.1/12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB857.5.E96
LC item number
L64 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Princeton series in Astrophysics
Label
The first galaxies in the universe, Abraham Loeb and Steven R. Furlanetto
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 540 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780691144917
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012018181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn788265586
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn828110366
Label
The first galaxies in the universe, Abraham Loeb and Steven R. Furlanetto
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 540 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780691144917
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012018181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn788265586
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn828110366

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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