Logo

Observations of the High Redshift Universe

Small book cover: Observations of the High Redshift Universe

Observations of the High Redshift Universe
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 115

Description:
In these lectures aimed for non-specialists, the author reviews progress in understanding how galaxies form and evolve. Neither theory nor observations are well-developed in this frontier topic but the first results presented here provide important guidance on how we will use more powerful future facilities.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(2.6MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: First LightFirst Light
by - arXiv
The first dwarf galaxies, which constitute the building blocks of the collapsed objects we find today, had formed hundreds of millions of years after the big bang. This review describes the early growth of their small-amplitude seed fluctuations.
(5360 views)
Book cover: Gamma-Ray Bursts: Progress, Problems and ProspectsGamma-Ray Bursts: Progress, Problems and Prospects
by - arXiv
The cosmological gamma-ray burst phenomenon is reviewed. The broad observational facts and empirical relations of the GRB prompt emission and afterglow are outlined. A well-tested fireball shock model is introduced in a pedagogical manner.
(3988 views)
Book cover: Lopsided Spiral GalaxiesLopsided Spiral Galaxies
by - arXiv
The light distribution in the disks of many galaxies is non-axisymmetric or 'lopsided' with a spatial extent larger along one half of a galaxy than the other. In this review, the observations to measure the lopsided distribution will be discussed.
(5325 views)
Book cover: Gamma-Ray BurstsGamma-Ray Bursts
- Wikipedia
Gamma-ray bursts are flashes of gamma rays associated with extremely energetic explosions in distant galaxies. They are the brightest electromagnetic events known to occur in the universe. Bursts can last from ten milliseconds to several minutes.
(2292 views)