ERIC Number: EJ295817
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Molecular Clouds, Star Formation and Galactic Structure.
Scoville, Nick; Young, Judith S.
Scientific American, v250 n4 p42-53 Apr 1984
Radio observations show that the gigantic clouds of molecules where stars are born are distributed in various ways in spiral galaxies, perhaps accounting for the variation in their optical appearance. Research studies and findings in this area are reported and discussed. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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