Jason Shilling Kendall

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Module 8: Star Formation and Birth

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01: Stellar Evolution Overview

Let's just start with a short overview of this whole section.

02: The Phases of the Interstellar Medium

We define what the interstellar medium is and some objects within it.

03: Giant Molecular Clouds

There are behemoth clouds of gas out of which stars form. What are they?

04: HII Regions and Star Forming Regions

HII regions are very pretty to see in the sky, but they also are the places where stars are created.

05: Protostars

Protostars are embryonic stars. They are stars before they are stars.