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Hubblecast 49: Supersonic jets from newborn stars

The ESA astronomy podcast bringing you the latest from the Hubble Space Telescope

31 August 2011

In this episode of the Hubblecast, Joe Liske (aka Dr J) looks at newborn stars firing out jets of matter. These jets may cast new light on how the Sun formed 4.5 billion years ago.

An international team of scientists led by astronomer Patrick Hartigan of Rice University in Houston, USA, has collected enough high-resolution Hubble images over a 14-year period to stitch together time-lapse movies of these jets.

Credit

ESA/Hubble & NASA/STScI

Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida
Written by: Oli Usher and Donna Weaver (STScI)
Narration: Joe Liske (Dr J)
Images: NASA, ESA and P. Hartigan (Rice University)
Footage: STScI, Rice University
Animations: Greg Bacon (STScI), Patrick Hartigan (Rice University), Martin Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble)
Interviews: Mary Estacion (STScI) and Jade Boyd (Rice University)
Music: movetwo and John Dyson (from the album Darklight)
Directed by: Oli Usher
Executive Producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

Contacts

Oli Usher
Hubble/ESA, Garching, Germany
Tel: +49-89-3200-6855
E-mail: ousher@eso.org

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