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Galactic chemical evolution: The role of the first stars

  title={Galactic chemical evolution: The role of the first stars},
  author={Gabriele Cescutti and Cristina Chiappini},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
The massive First Stars (the first ones to contribute to the chemical enrichment of the Universe due to their short lifetimes) are long dead, and even though efforts to directly observe them in high redshift galaxies are underway, a step forward in this field will have to wait for JWST and ELT. The only way to currently validate the picture arising from the most modern hydro-dynamical simulations of the formation of First Stars is to search for their imprints left on the oldest stars in our… 
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