Stars and Planets May Grow Up Together!

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By Pamela Gay, Dr. Pamela Gay, and Annie Wilson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
New images taken with the ALMA Observatory show a young proto-stellar disk with the rings and gaps of planetary formation growing together, once again challenging our preconceptions. And other research into stellar formation adds heavy metals to the mix to match models to observations. Plus an old, metal-poor galaxy halo.

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