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Stories by Steven W. Stahler

Investigating the Lives and Deaths of Star Clusters

Investigating the Lives and Deaths of Star Clusters

All stars are born in groups but then slowly disperse into space. A new theory seeks to explain how these groups form and fall apart or, in rare cases, persist for hundreds of millions of years

September 17, 2014 — Steven W. Stahler

Theory Explains How Star Clusters Form and Evolve

All stars are born in groups but then slowly disperse into space. A new theory seeks to explain how these groups form and fall apart or, in rare cases, persist for hundreds of millions of years

March 14, 2013 — Steven W. Stahler

The Early Life of Stars

Violent collisions of gas dominate the childhood of stars. Eventually nuclear fusion begins, enabling mature stars to burn steadily for billions of years

July 1, 1991 — Steven W. Stahler