Main Image
Volume 331 - Frontier Research in Astrophysics – III (FRAPWS2018) - Cosmology
Galaxy Formation and Reionization
E. Salvador-Solé,* A. Manrique, D. Canales
*corresponding author
Full text: Not available
I review the present knowledge of two fundamental processes in cosmology: galaxy formation and reionisation. After a brief description of the observations informing on reionisation, I then focus on the theoretical modelling of galaxy formation and the evolution of the intergalactic medium.I show that all the information we currently have on cosmic evolution at high-z combined with the preceding one on reionisation allows us to severely constrain the reionisation process. Specialattention is paid to the possible implications on that scheme of some recent unexpected observations.
Open Access
Creative Commons LicenseCopyright owned by the author(s) under the term of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.