The search for Population III stars

  title={The search for Population III stars},
  author={Sperello di Serego Alighieri and Jaron Daniel Kurk and Benedetta Ciardi and Andrea Cimatti and Emanuele Daddi and Andrea Ferrara},
  journal={Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union},
  pages={75 - 78}
Abstract Population III stars, the first generation of stars formed from primordial Big Bang material with a top–heavy IMF, should contribute substantially to the Universe reionization and they are crucial for understanding the early metal enrichment of galaxies. Therefore it is very important that these objects, foreseen by theories, are detected by observations. However PopIII stars, searched through the HeII 1640Å line signature, have remained elusive. We report about the search for the HeII… Expand
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