Special Session: The Role of Magnetic Fields and Filaments in Star Formation
Event date
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Location
2019 Winter AAS in Seattle, Washington
Event Type
Conference

This session brings together the latest studies of magnetic fields in star forming regions and the galactic environment, with a goal of better understanding the role of magnetic fields shaping interstellar matter into the observed filaments, funneling atoms and molecules to enhance star formation efficiencies, and supporting clouds against collapse.