ALMA Finds Unexpected Trove of Gas Around Larger Stars

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 09:31 in Astronomy & Space

Astronomers using ALMA surveyed dozens of young stars - some Sun-like and others approximately double that size - and discovered that the larger variety have surprisingly rich reservoirs of carbon monoxide gas in their debris disks. In contrast, the lower-mass, Sun-like stars have debris disks that are virtually gas-free.

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