Brown Dwarfs Do Form Like Stars
December 4, 2008
This artist's conception zooms in on the brown dwarf and its accretion disk. The discovery of a bipolar molecular outflow at ISO-Oph 102 offers the first strong evidence in favor of brown dwarf formation through gravitational collapse.
Topics: Black holes, Dark matter, Star types, Brown Dwarfs Do Form Like Stars This artist, Human Interest, Gravitational collapse, Brown dwarf, White dwarf, Cataclysmic variable star, Accretion disc, Stellar astronomy, Star