Recent Results on Cosmic Strings and Galaxy Formation

  • Robert H. Brandenberger
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 264)


The origin of galactic angular momentum via tidal torquing and the evolution of the mass function of galactic halos are discussed in the context of the cosmic string model.


Dark Matter Mass Function Cosmic String Spiral Galaxy Cold Dark Matter 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert H. Brandenberger
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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