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Trigger-Happy Star Formation: Radiation From Massive Stars

Posted by ChevScience on June 16, 2011

ScienceDaily (Aug. 14, 2009) — A new study from two of NASA’s Great Observatories provides fresh insight into how some stars are born, along with a beautiful new image of a stellar nursery in our Galaxy. The research shows that radiation from massive stars may trigger the formation of many more stars than previously thought.

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