Young and intermediate-age massive star clusters

@article{Larsen2010YoungAI,
  title={Young and intermediate-age massive star clusters},
  author={S{\o}ren Larsen},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={368},
  pages={867 - 887}
}
  • Søren Larsen
  • Published 2010
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
  • An overview of our current understanding of the formation and evolution of star clusters is given, with the main emphasis on high-mass clusters. Clusters form deeply embedded within dense clouds of molecular gas. Left-over gas is cleared within a few million years and, depending on the efficiency of star formation, the clusters may disperse almost immediately or remain gravitationally bound. Current evidence suggests that a small percentage of star formation occurs in clusters that remain bound… CONTINUE READING

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