How do brown dwarfs form?

8 Apr 2024

New observations provide insights into whether the birth of the giant planets takes a similar course to that of stars.

The birth of stars is a chaotic and dynamic process, especially in the early phase, which is characterized by complex gas structures in the form of spirals and streamers. Such structures are termed “feeding filaments” because they feed the gaseous material from the surroundings to the newly born star, akin to cosmic umbilical cords.


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