Early star-forming galaxies and the reionization of the Universe

Brant E. Robertson, Richard S. Ellis, James S. Dunlop, Ross J. McLure, Daniel P. Stark

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract / Description of output

Star-forming galaxies trace cosmic history. Recent observational progress with the NASA Hubble Space Telescope has led to the discovery and study of the earliest known galaxies, which correspond to a period when the Universe was only ~800 million years old. Intense ultraviolet radiation from these early galaxies probably induced a major event in cosmic history: the reionization of intergalactic hydrogen.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-55
Issue number7320
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2010


Dive into the research topics of 'Early star-forming galaxies and the reionization of the Universe'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this