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Observations of the High Redshift Universe

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Observations of the High Redshift Universe
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 115

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In these lectures aimed for non-specialists, the author reviews progress in understanding how galaxies form and evolve. Neither theory nor observations are well-developed in this frontier topic but the first results presented here provide important guidance on how we will use more powerful future facilities.

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