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The road to galaxy formation

Author: W C Keel
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer published in association with Praxis Pub., Chichester, UK, ©2007.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in astronomy and planetary sciences.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book discusses the beginnings of the process of galaxy formation from cosmological observations and calculations. It also considers the broad features of galaxies that we need to explain and  Read more...

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Keel, W.C. (William C.).
Road to galaxy formation.
Berlin ; New York : Springer published in association with Praxis Pub., Chichester, UK, ©2007
(DLC) 2007928348
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W C Keel
OCLC Number: 646748705
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 262 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: A cosmological cartoon.- Galaxies today.- The fossil record in nearby galaxies.- Measuring galaxies.- Galaxy evolution.- The intergalactic medium.- The initial conditions before galaxy formation.- Active galactic nuclei in the early universe.- Approaching the Dark Ages.- The processes of galaxy formation.- Forward to the past-what can new eyes expect to see?.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in astronomy and planetary sciences.
Responsibility: William C. Keel.

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