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Star Formation in Young Galaxies

R. B. Larson
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Vol. 296, No. 1419, The Origin and Early Evolution of the Galaxies (Mar. 6, 1980), pp. 299-302
Published by: Royal Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/36401
Page Count: 4
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Abstract

Some theoretical and observational reasons are given for regarding star formation as an induced process that proceeds in a series of bursts triggered by dynamical events, and it is suggested that intense bursts of star formation may have been particularly important for the early evolution of elliptical galaxies.

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