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Formation of single and binary protostars

Pongracic, H., Chapman, S., Davies, J., Disney, Michael John, Nelson, A., Turner, J. and Whitworth, Anthony Peter 1993. Formation of single and binary protostars. Presented at: Star formation, galaxies and the interstellar medium : the 4th EIPC Astrophysical Workshop, Elba Island, Italy, 1- 6 June 1992. Published in: Franco, José, Ferrini, Federico and Tenorio-Tagle, Guillermo eds. Star formation, galaxies and the interstellar medium : proceedings of the 4th EIPC Astrophysical Workshop held at the Elba International Physics Center, Marciana Marina, Elba Island, Italy, June 1- 6, 1992. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 316-327.

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The authors report here computer simulations of protostars condensing out of interstellar gas. The simulations involve the supersonic collision of two clouds, which are intrinsically stable against contraction.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Uncontrolled Keywords: Protostars: Interstellar Gas, Protostars: Computer Simulations, Protostars: Formation, Interstellar Clouds: Collisions
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521444125
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2017 20:24

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