Cancel

Skywatch - MP3

Menu

Episode 147: Orphan Stars

Play Feb 28•4:20

Stars were recently found forming in a long tail of gas trailing away from a galaxy. We normally would not expect to see stars being born so far from their parent galaxy. Scientists believe the pressure of the galaxy's motion through space as it plummeted toward the center of a huge cluster of galaxies stripped away the gas that formed these "orphan stars." NASA's Chandra page. Chandra news ...

Report

Are you sure you want to report this content as offensive?

Confirm Cancel

This content has been reported.


Close
30
30
0:00 / 0:00