The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Subject Headings (LCSH)


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Components

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Formation, Galactic
    • Formation of galaxies
    • Galactic formation
    • Galaxy formation
  • Related Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: 94-42639: Canary Islands Winter School on Astrophysics (5th : 1992 : Puerto de la Cruz, Canary Islands). Formation of galaxies, 1995(Formation of galaxies; Galaxy formation)
    • found: Facts file dict. astron.:Under Galaxies (formation and evolution)
    • found: Encyc. astron. astrophysics(Galactic formation)
    • found: Sci. cit. index. Subject index, 1989:(v. 18, Cols. 33401 & 33421, under Galactic-- Formation; Galaxies--Formation)
    • found: LC database, 11/4/94.
    • found: NASA thesaurus, 2010(galactic evolution. UF galaxy formation. GS evolution (development))
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 17, 2013:Galaxy formation and evolution (The study of galaxy formation and evolution is concerned with the processes that formed a heterogeneous universe from a homogeneous beginning, the formation of the first galaxies, the way galaxies change over time, and the processes that have generated the variety of structures observed in nearby galaxies. It is one of the most active research areas in astrophysics.)
    • found: GALEX - galaxy evolution explorer website, Oct. 17, 2013:GALEX overview (The Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) is an orbiting space telescope observing galaxies in ultraviolet light across 10 billion years of cosmic history. A Pegasus rocket launched GALEX into orbit at 8 a.m. EDT on April 28th, 2003. Although originally planned as a 29-month mission, the NASA Senior Review Panel in 2006 recommended that the mission lifetime be extended.) GALEX's observations are telling scientists how galaxies, the basic structures of our Universe, evolve and change. Additionally, GALEX observations are investigating the causes of star formation during a period when most of the stars and elements we see today had their origins.)
    • notfound: INIS: Thes.;AP dict. sci. tech.;McGraw-Hill dict. sci. tech.
  • Change Notes

    • 1994-11-15: new
    • 2014-01-17: revised
  • Alternate Formats

Suggest terminology

The LC Linked Data Service welcomes any suggestions you might have about terminology used for a given heading or concept.

Would you like to suggest a change to this heading?

Please provide your name, email, and your suggestion so that we can begin assessing any terminology changes.

Fields denoted with an asterisk (*) are required.