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<b>MCTP</b><i> MHD and Star Formation</i>

Saturday, June 18, 2011
12:00 AM
340 West Hall
1085 S. University Ave
University of Michigan, Central Campus
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

This workshop will bring together astrophysicists to discuss issues regarding the role of magnetohydrodynamics in the star formation process. Over the past 20 years, a working paradigm of star formation has been constructed and many aspects of the theory have been verified by (or are consistent with) astronomical observations. Magnetic fields control much of the physics including the formation of star-forming condensations in molecular clouds, the formation of the clouds themselves, the evolution of pre-collapse states, the angular momentum budget, the production of turbulence and hence accretion in circumstellar disks, and the production of protostellar outflows. The workshop will focus on this class of issues.

All interested researchers are invited to attend. For those who plan on coming, please register at the official website. The website also has a list of participants (to date) and will include a schedule of the talks.

MCTP MHD and Star Formation Workshop Official Website