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
Registration: Not required
Organized by: Toronto Public Library
Location: 2178 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M6S 1M8, 416-393-7697