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Runnymede Library: A Star is Born: Uncovering the True Nature of Molecular Clouds

Giant molecular clouds are the birthplace of stars and planets; however, the true nature of these clouds remains a great mystery. The first step towards achieving a greater understanding of star formation is exploring the structure and evolution of the clouds in which they form. Learn how powerful supercomputers are used to visualize simulated star-forming clouds to help solve several major unanswered questions in star formation.

Astronomy talk presented by Dr. Rachel Ward-Maxwell.

Who can attend: Everyone
Fee: Free
Registration: Not required
Organized by: Toronto Public Library
Location: 2178 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON  M6S 1M8, 416-393-7697