How is a Star Born?

The Birth of a Star in our Sky

Published in: Science
Date: 28 / 03 / 17

A star is born when atoms of light elements are squeezed under enough pressure for their nuclei to undergo fusion. All stars are the result of a balance of forces: the force of gravity compresses atoms in interstellar gas until the fusion reactions begin.

Sabreen Syeed

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A Mechanical engineer seeking to understand the fabric of reality

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