Star Formation Occurs in Competitive Environment

Star Formation Occurs in Competitive Environment

A survey of the stellar nursery in the Orion Nebula Cluster provides evidence that stars compete for material and their size depends on what they gather rather than their initial core size. Plus, NASA mission updates, fast radio bursts, neutron stars, visible novae, and mountain building in the Andes.

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Rocket Roundup for April 14, 2021

Rocket Roundup for April 14, 2021

In this week’s Rocket Roundup, host Annie Wilson presents *checks notes* yet another Starlink launch from SpaceX, a Chinese launch, a crewed Russian launch, and the resulting capsule shuffle at the ISS. Plus, this week in rocket history, we celebrate the launch of Vostok 1 and cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human to travel into outer space, on April 12th, 1961.

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