Galaxies at High Redshift

@article{Illingworth2000GalaxiesAH,
  title={Galaxies at High Redshift},
  author={Garth D. Illingworth},
  journal={Astrophysics and Space Science},
  year={2000},
  volume={269-270},
  pages={165-181}
}
  • G. Illingworth
  • Published 12 September 2000
  • Physics
  • Astrophysics and Space Science
Within just the last few years, we have advanced from knowing only a few galaxies at z>2 to having redshifts for nearly 1000 z ∼ 2–5objects. The majority of this sample has been detected through the photometric `drop-out' technique used so successfully by Steidel and his collaborators. In addition, a handful of objects have already been detected at z>5, and we may already have a few objects at z>6! These data, plus that at z < 2 have resulted in a characterization of the star formation history… 

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