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The First Stars by Simon C. O. Glover

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The First Stars
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 72

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The author discusses our current understanding of the physical processes involved in the formation of Population III stars. He shows how we can identify the mass scale of the first dark matter halos to host Population III star formation, and discusses how gas undergoes gravitational collapse within these halos, eventually reaching protostellar densities.

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