FIRST STARS AND FIRST LIGHT:
EPOCH OF REIONIZATION
Mark Dickinson, NOAO
What is a "high red-shift" galaxy?
What have we learned about the first stars?
What does the re-ionization of the universe mean?
What does "red-shift" mean?
How far back in time are we looking when we look into space?
Patrick McCarthy, Carnegie Observatories
What does your research focus on?
How do you search for the galaxies needed for your research?
How do you deduce the age of a galaxy?
What's the prevailing wisdom on how galaxies form?
What are the biggest challenges you face in your research?
How old are the oldest galaxies?