CAB scientists put star formation mechanisms to the test

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An international scientific team led by Centro de Astrobiología (CAB, CSIC-INTA) has used the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) VLTI interferometer to observe the innermost parts of a sample of protoplanetary discs and test current models of star formation. Young stars are surrounded by disc-shaped structures whose material, gas and dust, “feeds” the central star, leading […]