Detecting Primordial Stars

  • Nino Panagia
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 327)


We discuss the expected properties of the first stellar generations in the Universe. We find that it is possible to discern truly primordial populations from the next generation of stars by measuring the metallicity of high-z star forming objects.


Massive Star Equivalent Width Synthetic Spectrum Initial Mass Function Local Universe 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nino Panagia
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  1. 1.ESA/Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimoreUSA

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