Over to the Dark Side: Dark Matter, Black Holes, and the Origin of the Universe

  • William Sheehan
  • Christopher J. Conselice


In the previous chapter we outlined the story of how galaxies have likely assembled into the forms we see in the modern universe. Th is formation is largely based on observational properties of these systems that allow us to construct how these galaxies were put together.


Black Hole Neutron Star Star Formation Massive Star Active Galactic Nucleus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Sheehan
    • 1
  • Christopher J. Conselice
    • 2
  1. 1.WillmarUSA
  2. 2.School of Physics and Astronomy University of NottinghamNottinghamUK

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