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The coldly warm glow of star birth

August 25, 2010

For centuries, scientists have wondered how stars were born.

There were lots of ideas, but precious little evidence to back them up. Thats changed recently. Oh baby, how thats changed. Check out this gorgeous image of the star-forming compact gas cloud called GL490.

Source:
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2010/08/23/the-coldly-warm-glow-of-star-birth/

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