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Abundances in very metal-poor stars

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcs of the 35th Liege International Astrophysics Colloquium
Subtitle of host publicationThe Galactic Halo : From Globular Cluster to Field Stars
PublisherInstitut d'Astrophysique et de Geophysique
Pages101-
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Abstract

Metal-poor stars provide information on the characteristics and chemical evolution of the halo population of the Galaxy, the first epoch of star formation and Galaxy formation (not just locally but with relevance to high-redshift objects),and big bang nucleosynthesis. This review looks at recent developments in this subject.

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