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ASTR 100 - Star Formation

Some videos on star formation

How stars are formed and born

 

Star formation by collapse of molecular clouds
Simulation by SPH of the collapse and fragmentation of a molecular cloud presented in "The Formation of Stars and Brown Dwarfs and the Truncation of Protoplanetary Discs in a Star Cluster" by Matthew ...

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Star Formation: A Simulation
In this short video, astronomer Volker Bromm describes a simulation he created of star formation in the early universe. These kinds of simulations require months of data crunching at the University of...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen Hawking - The Birth of Stars
Professor Stephen Hawking explains how stars are made.Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking - The Story of EverythingThis video belongs to Discovery Communications and is being used for educa...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Formation of a whopper 100 solar mass star
This video shows the formation of a massive star -- 100 times the Sun's mass -- from a cold cloud of gas and dust. It's a visualization generated from computer models done by Mark Krumholz at Princeto...