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Our Galaxy – one of billions in the Universe – has created 200 thousand million stars alone, of which our Sun is one. But how does it do it? Where do the raw materials come from? And can we ever see it happening?

Fortunately, the answers are all around us, hidden in the aftermath of starbirth that colours our entire Universe.

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This event was on Wed, 30 Nov 1994


Professor Heather Couper

Professor of Astronomy

Heather Couper was the Gresham Professor of Astronomy between 1993 and 1996.

After studying Astrophysics at Oxford University, Professor Couper ran the Greenwich Planetarium, and...

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