Tiny globules around young and massive stars: what do they hide?

Fri 3 Jul 2020
Cornelia Pabst and colleagues have used a unique combination of the IRAM 30-meter telescope and SOFIA images of the Orion Nebula to reveal how the winds and UV radiation from young massive stars eat up their natal molecular cloud. The detection of small molecular globules inside the disrupted material can be explained as a result of the unavoidable cloud destruction process. These tiny globules, however, hide unexpected surprises.
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