• Starlight in Darkness: The Birth of Stars

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      Molecular clouds, Jeans criterion, protostars, protoplanetary discs, star clusters.

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      This article will briefly review the theory of star formation(SF) and its development using observations. This is very relevantin the present context since planet formation appearsto be a by-product of SF, and the whole question of life in theuniverse and its origin can be viewed with a new perspective.

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