EXTREME FEEDBACK AND THE EPOCH OF REIONIZATION: CLUES IN THE LOCAL UNIVERSE

@article{Heckman2011EXTREMEFA,
  title={EXTREME FEEDBACK AND THE EPOCH OF REIONIZATION: CLUES IN THE LOCAL UNIVERSE},
  author={Timothy M. Heckman and Sanchayeeta Borthakur and Roderik A. Overzier and Guinevere Kauffmann and Antara Basu-Zych and Claus Leitherer and Kenneth Russell Sembach and D. Chris Martin and Robert Michael Rich and David Schiminovich and Mark Seibert},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={730}
}
The source responsible for reionizing the universe at z>6 remains uncertain. While an energetically adequate population of star-forming galaxies may be in place, it is unknown whether a large enough fraction of their ionizing radiation can escape into the intergalactic medium. Attempts to measure this escape fraction in intensely star-forming galaxies at lower redshifts have largely yielded upper limits. In this paper, we present new Hubble Space Telescope Cosmic Origins Spectrograph and… 

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