Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 5
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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Episode 12: Where Do Baby Stars Come From?

November 27th, 2006

Episode 12 of 460 episodes

Most parents have had that uncomfortable conversation with their children at some point. Mommy, Daddy, where do stars come from? You hem and haw, mumble a few words about angular momentum and primordial hydrogen and then cleverly change the subject. Well, you don't have to avoid the subject any longer. Pamela and Fraser describe formation of stars, large and small, in a tasteful manner, using only understandable and scientific language.

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