Protostar

Young massive star identified in the Milky Way

Young massive star identified in the Milky Way

This young star -- already more than 30 times the mass of our Sun "is still in the process of gathering material from its parent molecular cloud, and may be even more massive when it finally reaches adulthood".

Aug 22, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

Researchers reveal how complex, massive stars are born

 A new study has provided a deeper insight into the complex birth of the giant stars.

Apr 01, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Astronomers observe growth outburst from newborn protostar

Astronomers has recently observed a growth spurt from newborn protostar, it has been revealed.

Mar 24, 2015, 14:38 PM IST

Star formation more `intense and dynamic` than previously believed

Powerful jets of gas and other raw material outward while star formation is taking place, a according to a new research.

Aug 21, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Mysterious infant star that behaves like strobe light found

Two of NASA`s great observatories, the Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes, have teamed up to uncover strobe-like flashes in a suspected binary protostar.

Feb 09, 2013, 09:31 AM IST

Infant star may explain how solar system formed

For the first time, a `baby` star has been captured just before `birth` by astronomers - a breakthrough scientists believe could hold clues as to how our solar system formed.

Dec 06, 2012, 13:57 PM IST