Where Do Galaxies Come From?

Thanks to the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) and NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope for supporting this video! In particular, thanks to Dan Coe of STScI for taking the time to chat with me about what we do and don’t know about baby galaxies and how they’re born.

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Music by Nathaniel Schroeder,


Star formation timescale:
(Protostars last ~10^5 years)

James Webb Space Telescope:

Galaxy formation timescales:

Hubble eXtreme Deep Field (aka some baby galaxies!)

Population I vs Population II stars:

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