Black hole created star-forming gas jets in a dwarf galaxy

Black holes located in dwarf galaxies usually stop star formation, but now one has been seen seeding new stars through a huge plume of ionised gas Space 19 January 2022 By Alex Wilkins A dwarf galaxy known as Hen 2-10 NASA A black hole at the centre of a dwarf galaxy has birthed new stars … Read more

Star formation: Watch the best ever simulation of a cosmic cloud

A computer simulation tracks 9 million years of evolution within a stellar nursery – also known as a giant molecular cloud – in which stars are born Space 11 January 2022 By Chen Ly The most detailed simulations to date of giant molecular clouds (GMCs) hint that we may need to rethink our understanding of … Read more