"The Dark Cloud"--Emergence of a Monster Star: Largest Ever Observed in the Milky Way
“The remarkable observations from ALMA allowed us to get the first really in-depth look at what was going on within this cloud,” says Nicolas Peretto, of Cardiff University and CEA/AIM Parsis-Saclay. “We wanted to see how monster stars form and grow, and we certainly achieved our aim! One of the sources we have found is an absolute giant — the largest protostellar core ever spotted in the Milky Way."
Last Updated: July 29, 2013 - 1:01pm