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An Unexpected Hubble Discovery Just Changed Our Understanding of Star Formation – ScienceAlert

What we thought may have been an off-switch for star formation doesn’t appear to work that way after all.

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What we thought may have been an off-switch for star formation doesn’t appear to work that way after all.
New observations from the Hubble Space Telescope show the powerful astrophysical jets and stellar winds that flow from baby stars do not have the expected effect of quenching the stellar growth process. This poses quite a significant conundrum for our models of star formation.
The birth of a star is quite a long process on human timescales. It’s not as if we can sit and watch a baby star form…

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