A List of Links Related to Star Formation Research

(please send me any additional URL's you would like to see posted here)

Upcoming and Recent Meetings:

With the increasing proliferation of meetings I am no longer maintaining
this list. Instead, I urge you to check out the big list of conferences


The Star Formation Newsletter ( ESO site)

The Hot Star Newsletter

Cool Star Newsletter

The Star Clusters Young & Old Newsletter

The Magellenic Clouds Newsletter

The Be Star Newsletter (there remains some amount of confusion between young Ae/Be stars and more evolved, classical Be stars)

Academic Departments:

The Center for Star Formation Studies

Hawaii/IfA Center for Star Formation Studies

Molecular Clouds and Star Formation Research Purple Mountain Observatory

Star Formation Group at Arcetri

The Five College Astronomy Department Star Formation Group

The MPIA-Heidelberg Star Formation Research Group

The Landessternwarte Heidelberg Star Formation Research Group

The Penn State Pre-Main Sequence Stars Group

The Cardiff Star Formation Group

Star Formation Research at the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory (MRAO)

Queen Mary College Astronomy and Fluid Dynamics

Star Formation / ISM Research at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

Star Formation Research at the School of Cosmic Physics (DIAS)

Star Formation Research at the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de l'Observatoire de Grenoble (LAOG)

Center for Astrophysics at the University of Porto

Montreal Star Formation Group

Dominican Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO)

Nagoya University Astronomy

Star Formation Research at Sidney University

Star Formation Group at Applied Research Corporation

Research on Dust Disks Around Main Sequence Stars at Osservatorio Astronomico di Torino (OATO)

Star Formation Research at the University of Texas

Star and Planet Formation Research at the University of Arizona

Star Formation Research at the CfA (three different "groups") here and here and here


A General Catalog of Herbig-Haro Objects, curated by Bo Reipurth

Stellar Birth , a public-interest level tutorial on star formation from NASA

Where'd All These Stars Come From?, an entertaining astro-100 level explanation

A Star is Born , a pictoral rendition of the canonical stages of the star formation process by Lee Carkner

Star Formation Tutorial from the folks at BIMA (including some movies)

Simulation from NCSA of a dynamically contracting magnetic cloud core

Triggered Star Formation, by the folks at DTM

Young Stars Among NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day series, the result of a keyword search

Searches for Extrasolar Planets and the Extrasolar Planet Encyclopedia also here

Bo Reipurth's star formation links

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