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Watch this beautiful, high-resolution simulation of how stars are born

21/05/2021 04:11 PM | Click to read full article

The most realistic computer simulation of star formation yet offers stunning views of what the inside of a stellar nursery might look like.

Unlike other simulations, which could render only a small clump of gas within a larger cloud, STAR FORGE simulates an entire star-forming cloud. It’s also the first simulation to account for the whole medley of physical phenomena thought to influence star formation.