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5.4 Evolution of Galaxies

Future big telescopes and space observatories will allow us to study intermediate redshift and high redshift galaxies in more detail. The studies of their dynamics, structure, and stellar populations will provide direct insight into the evolution of galaxies.


It is a pleasure to thank Garth Illingworth and Martin Schwarzschild for fruitful collaborations and many stimulating discussions. We thank Ralf Bender, Steve Kent, John Kormendy, Joanna Lees, Reynier Peletier, Paul Schechter, Alar Toomre, Roeland van der Marel, Jacqueline van Gorkom, and many other colleagues, for lively discussions and for making data available in digital form. M.F. acknowledges support from the Harvard Society of Fellows, the Harvard College Observatory, and the Leids Kerkhoven-Bosscha Fonds. The hospitality of the Aspen Center for Physics, were the initial part of this work was done, is gratefully recorded.