TITLE

Has the Milky Way formed stars in bursts?

AUTHOR(S)
Croswell, Ken
PUB. DATE
April 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/13/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1764, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that three astronomers in the United States have questioned the traditional theory about the rate at which stars in the Milky Way are born. Study of the Milky Way by David Soderblom, Douglas Duncan and Dean Johnson of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md.; Details of their study; How the astronomers determine the age of a star; Work of Olin Wilson and his 1963 discovery; Belief about star creation with respect to Magellenic Clouds.
ACCESSION #
9105132972

 

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