By Alvio Renzini, Ralf Bender
The chances of astronomical statement have dramatically elevated over the past decade. significant satellites, just like the Hubble house Telescope, Chandra and XMM Newton, are complemented via a variety of huge ground-based observatories, from 8m-10m optical telescopes to sub-mm and radio amenities. accordingly, observational astronomy has entry to almost the entire electromagnetic spectrum of galaxies, even at excessive redshifts. Theoretical versions of galaxy formation and cosmological evolution now face a significant problem to compare the plethora of observational information. In October 2003, over a hundred and seventy astronomers from 15 international locations met for a 4-day workshop to largely illustrate and speak about all significant observational tasks and ongoing theoretical efforts to version galaxy formation and evolution. This quantity comprises the entire complaints of this assembly and is accordingly a distinct and well timed assessment of the present country of study during this swiftly evolving box.
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