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Exploring the cosmic dark ages with the next generation of space and ground-based facilities
Author(s): Massimo Stiavelli
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews our current understanding of the process of re-ionization of the Universe, focusing especially on those models where re-ionization is caused by UV radiation from massive stars. After reviewing the expected properties of stars at zero metallicity, I discuss the properties of primordial HII regions and their observability

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Date Published: 16 December 2002
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 4835, Future Research Direction and Visions for Astronomy, (16 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.476690
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Massimo Stiavelli, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4835:
Future Research Direction and Visions for Astronomy
Alan M. Dressler, Editor(s)

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