View Full Version : New Evidence that Stars Form Like Dominos

2005-Dec-07, 07:16 PM
SUMMARY: An international team of astronomers have gathered new evidence to support the "domino theory" of star formation; that star formation occurs in sequence in galaxies driven by the movements of gas and stars at the core. A new instrument attached to the 8m Gemini South Telescope, called CIRPASS, allowed the astronomers to measure the composition of a whole range of stars at the centre of galaxy M83. A detailed analysis of the data is now underway.

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