Hubble Images—Exploring the Birthplace of Stars

Taught by Professor David Meyer, Ph.D.

Among the incredible Hubble images, none has been received with greater public acclaim than the detailed 1995 snapshot of newborn stars emerging from giant pillars of gas and dust inside the Eagle Nebula.

In this full video lecture, explore this image in the context of galactic interstellar clouds, the process of star formation, and the impact of young stars on their interstellar environments.

From the lecture series Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe.
Taught by Professor David Meyer, Ph.D.


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