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A dark cloud unveils its secrets

Massive stars, with masses ten or more times that of the Sun, dominate our Universe. Theories of how these stars form are now being challenged by observations of a collapsing cloud of gas and dust.

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Figure 1: Collapsing cloud.

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Tan, J. A dark cloud unveils its secrets. Nature 500, 537–538 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/500537a

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