View Full Version : Mapping Molecular Clouds Changes Astronomers Outlook On Starbirth

2013-Dec-10, 04:40 PM
It didn’t happen overnight. By studying the properties of giant molecular clouds in the Whirlpool Galaxy for several years with the millimeter telescopes of IRAM, the Institut de Radioastronomie Millimétrique, astronomers have been given a whole, new look at star formation. Encompassing 1,500 maps of molecular clouds, this new research has found these building blocks […]

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