Date(s) - 01/10/2003
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Title: The First Stars
Speaker: Dr. Tom Abel
Institute: The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Location: ABB 102
Recent progress in our understanding of the formation of the very first stars in the universe and their influence on subsequent structure formation is given. I will also give an overview over the structure of the first HII regions, supernova remnants, potential high redshift gamma ray bursts, and the fate of the first stellar remnant black holes.