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Stillborn Stars

Lecture no. 19 from the course: The Life and Death of Stars

Stillborn Stars

Taught by Professor Keivan G. Stassun | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Follow the search for brown dwarfs—objects that are larger than planets but too small to ignite stellar fires. Hear about Professor Stassun’s work that identified the mass of these elusive objects, showing the crucial role of magnetism in setting the basic properties of all stars.

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