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New Models of Star-Forming Filamentary Clouds

Researchers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics present new models of star-forming filamentary clouds in order to quantify their properties and to predict their evolution….

Astronomers Reveal ‘Orphaned Protostars’

New research from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics concludes that ten protostellar candidates are indeed protostars even though they are not presently embedded in a…

Why Binary Stars Are So Abundant

New research from the Carnegie Institution for Science helps to explain why binary stars are so abundant. Washington, D.C. — New modeling studies from Carnegie’s…

Herschel Views Star Factory NGC 7538

This new composite image shows NGC 7538, a stellar nursery for massive stars located roughly 9,000 light-years away. The billowing clouds portrayed in this image…