SSP: Jets and Shocks
 

Jets and shocks are important topics in modern astrophysics. Newly-formed stars eject highly collimated jets of gas into molecular clouds. When a massive star explodes, its rapidly expanding atmosphere produces a shock wave in the surrounding material. SSP scientists use observations and theory to study the formation and evolution of jets and shocks.

 

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Nancy S. Brickhouse, Andrea K. Dupree, Scott Kenyon, John C. Raymond, Adriaan van Ballegooijen

 

Hydrogen, oxygen, and neon emission from a supernova remnant in the LMC.
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