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Recent studies of pre-protostellar cores establish that astronomers really are witnessing and understanding the processes leading to the conception and birth of stars. Thus, the young-earth denial of ongoing star formation is refuted.
Shih-Ping Lai, et al, “The Physical and Chemical Status of Pre-Protostellar Core B68,” Astronomical Journal, 126 (2003), pp. 311-318
O. Krause, et al, “A Very Young Star Forming Region Detected by the ISOPHOT Serendipity Survey,” Astronomy and Astrophysics, 398 (2003), pp. 1007-1020
Jeong-Eun Lee, et al, “Chemistry and Dynamics in Pre-Protostellar Cores,” Astrophysical Journal, 583 (2003), pp. 789-808
K. Lehtinen, et al, “Far Infrared Observations of Pre-Protostellar Sources in Lynds 183,” Astronomy and Astrophysics, 398 (2003), pp. 571-581
D. Li, P. F. Goldsmith, and K. Menten, “Massive Quiescent Cores in Orion I. Temperature Structure,” Astrophysical Journal, 587 (2003), pp. 262-277
Erik M. Gregersen and Neal J. Evans, II, “How to Identify Pre-Protostellar Cores,” Astrophysical Journal, 538 (2000), pp. 260-267.
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