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Fraser
2009-Jan-15, 11:10 PM
For a long time, scientists have understood that stars form when interstellar matter inside giant clouds of molecular hydrogen undergoes gravitational collapse. But massive stars–up to 120 times the mass of the Sun—generate strong radiation and stellar winds. How do they maintain the clouds of gas and dust that feed their [...]

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George
2009-Jan-17, 05:45 PM
Their explanation is quite logical.

Odd that the video shows a binary formation, apparently.