Wolf-Rayet Stars in Starburst Galaxies

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Mas-Hesse, J. Miguel; Kunth, Daniel; Cervino, Miguel;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S1387-6473(00)00052-X
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

Wolf-Rayet stars have been detected in a large number of galaxies experiencing intense bursts of star formation. All stars initially more massive than a certain, metallicity-dependent, value are believed to experience the Wolf-Rayet phase at the end of their evolution, ... View more
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