Paper to appear in Advanced Space Science. (astro-ph/9809410)

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SEARCHES FOR PRIMEVAL GALAXIES

C.A. Collins

Astrophysics Research Institute, School of Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool L3 3AF, UK


Table of Contents

ball6 INTRODUCTION

ball6 COSMOLOGICAL DISTANCE AND TIME

ball6 GROWTH OF STRUCTURE IN THE BIG BANG COSMOLOGY
ball6 The Cosmic Microwave Background
ball6 Density Inhomogeneities in the Early Universe
ball6 Non-Baryonic Dark Matter

ball6 PROPERTIES OF PGs
ball6 Surface Density
ball6 Angular Size
ball6 Luminosity
ball6 Spectral Energy Distribution

ball6 SEARCHES FOR PGs - AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
ball6 Optical Continuum and Emission-Line Searches
ball6 The Era of the Near-Infrared
ball6 Masquerading PGs

ball6 EVIDENCE FOR TYPE-DEPENDENT EVOLUTION OF GALAXIES
ball6 The Lyman alpha Dropouts
ball6 The Age of Elliptical Galaxies

ball6 DUSTY ELLIPTICAL PGs

ball6 CONCLUDING REMARKS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS

ball6 REFERENCES

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