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This edition: Stellar Births

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This lesson on the processes involved in the birth of stars begins a three-episode sequence covering the elegant process of stellar evolution. From clouds of interstellar medium and dust to the raging nuclear furnace in main-sequence stars, students learn the roles that gravity and pressure play in the formation and, ultimately, the existence of stars. Dr. Gibor Basri and other renowned astronomers are featured in this easily understood and engaging video.