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Fraser
2010-May-26, 08:40 PM
Our Milky Way churns out about seven new stars per year on average. More massive stars are formed in what's called H II regions, so-named because the gas present in these stellar nurseries is ionized by the radiation of the young, massive stars forming there. Recntly-discovered regions in the Milky Way that are nurseries for [...]

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