Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2013’

Jets are an active, short-lived phase of star formation, lasting only about 100 000 years. They are called Herbig-Haro (HH) objects, named after George Herbig and Guillermo Haro, who studied the outflows in the 1950’s. Astronomers still don’t know what role jets play in the star formation process or exactly how the star unleashes them. …