The chemical evolution of the Universe over the past ten billion years

A research, led by the IAA, analyzes twenty thousand galaxies from the zCOSMOS survey. The most distant galaxies have less proportion of metals than those in the local universe, which confirms the hierarchical model of galaxy formation


Hubble Deep Field

Universo Local, proyecto 2MASS

Local Universe (2 Mass Survey).

Campo profundo Hubble

Galaxies of distant universe (Hubble Ultra Deep Field).


E. Pérez-Montero et al. The cosmic evolution of oxygen and nitrogen abundances in star-forming galaxies over the past 10 Gyr. Astronomy & Astrophysics(en prensa)"

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