A peek into stellar childhood: How do stars grow? Researchers used the latest technology to unveil the mystery over star formation. What they found confirmed a 30-year-old theory at the foundations of stellar astronomy that tells us how stars go from small balls of gas to fully grown Suns like ours.
Maybe you didn't have a stellar childhood, but stars definitely did. (Get it?) Learn about a major research project that investigated one mechanism involved in how stars get bigger.