Studying the Remains of the First Stars
Ryan Cooke, Cambridge University
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from the show Antimatter Storms and the Universe's Dark Ages
The first stars ended the dark ages of the universe pouring heat, light and heavier elements into an otherwise cold, dark expanse. New research uses light from quasars to analyse the clouds left behind when some of these first stars exploded...
- Cooke, R., Pettini, M., Steidel, C. C., Rudie, G. C. and Jorgenson, R. A. , A carbon-enhanced metal-poor damped Lyα system: probing gas from Population III nucleosynthesis?. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, no. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17966.x
- A Carbon-enhanced Metal-poor Damped Lyman alpha System: Probing Gas from Population III Nucleosynthesis? - ArXiv pre-print