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Fraser
2009-Jun-09, 07:00 PM
A computer simulation of the dark nebula Barnard 68 suggests the cloud will collapse into a brand new star relatively soon… at least on an astronomical time scale. Astrophysicist João Alves, director of the Calar Alto Observatory in Spain, and his colleague Andreas Bürkert from* the University of Munich, believe the dark cloud Barnard 68 will [...]

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trinitree88
2009-Jun-09, 09:14 PM
A computer simulation of the dark nebula Barnard 68 suggests the cloud will collapse into a brand new star relatively soon… at least on an astronomical time scale. Astrophysicist João Alves, director of the Calar Alto Observatory in Spain, and his colleague Andreas Bürkert from* the University of Munich, believe the dark cloud Barnard 68 will [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2009/06/09/astronomers-predict-birth-of-a-new-star/)

Fraser. A mere 200,000 years...I can hardly wait..:doh::lol: There is a better understanding of fusion initiation than there was 50 years ago. Muon catalyzed fusions produce ~ 50-100 fusions per muon. GRB's produce free neutrons and can change the proportion of deuterium from the cloud's initial abundances...but so far nobody has made a definitive model, true. pete