Francesco's legacy in primordial star formation studies

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I review here physical and chemical processes in the primordial star formation focusing on Francesco Palla's contributions along with later developments in this field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)697-701
Number of pages5
JournalMemorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana - Journal of the Italian Astronomical Society
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jan 1
Event2017 Conference Francesco's Legacy: Star Formation in Space and Time - Firenze, Italy
Duration: 2017 Jun 52017 Jun 9


  • Cosmology: Dark ages
  • First stars
  • Reionization
  • Stars: Formation
  • Stars: Population III

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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