The Reionization of the Universe by the First Stars and Quasars

  • Loeb A
  • Barkana R
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The first light from stars and quasars ended the ``dark ages'' of the universe and led to the reionization of hydrogen by redshift 7. Current observations are at the threshold of probing this epoch. The study of high-redshift sources is likely to attract major attention in observational and theoretical cosmology over the next decade.

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  • Abraham Loeb

  • Rennan Barkana

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