A computer simulation showing the launch of a 'jet' of gas moving at 2-7 km/s during the birth of a star. This animation shows how the magnetic field gets "wound up" during the collapse of the cloud to launch the outflow.

From Price, Tricco & Bate (2012), Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

For the paper and more information, see users.monash.edu.au/~dprice/pubs/jet/

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