The first stars in the Universe

@article{Naoz2006TheFS,
  title={The first stars in the Universe},
  author={Smadar Naoz and Shay Noter and Rennan Barkana},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters},
  year={2006},
  volume={373}
}
Large telescopes have allowed astronomers to observe galaxies that formed as early as 850 million years after the big bang. We predict when the first star that astronomers can observe (i.e. in our past light cone) formed in the Universe, accounting for the first time for the size of the Universe and for three essential ingredients: the light travel-time from distant galaxies, Poisson and density fluctuations on all scales, and the effect of very early cosmic history on galaxy formation. We find… 

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