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How Binary Star Systems Form

  • Aired: 11/08/2016
  • 42:59
  • Rating: TV-G
Ben Tofflemire, Graduate Student in the Department of Astronomy at UW-Madison, explains how single stars form and why planets form around the stars. Tofflemire discusses the formation of pairs of stars, or binary stars, and the role of planets in binary star systems.
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Ben Tofflemire explores the formation of stars, planets and binary star systems.
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