The Birth of Star Clusters

by · Oct 23, 2013 · 2 778 views ·

In the Milky Way groups of stars range from sparse collections of only a few dozen stars, to massive globular clusters with a million members. Dr. Stahler will explain the basic reason why Nature forms stars in groups and why different regions of space create such vastly different entities. This talk will outline a new and comprehensive theory for the origin of star clusters based on observations, not only of the clusters themselves, but also of the diffuse gas clouds that create all stars.

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