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Close-up Movie Shows Hidden Details in the Birth of Super-suns


November 16, 2009

Orion Source I A new high-resolution time-lapse movie reveals the process of massive star formation with radio images a thousand times sharper and more detailed than any previously obtained. The movie shows that massive stars form like their smaller siblings, with disk accretion and magnetic fields playing crucial roles. Full Story

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Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

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