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Testing Star Formation Theory

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Science  11 Aug 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5788, pp. 771-772
DOI: 10.1126/science.1131667

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Summary

The importance of magnetic fields for the formation of stars, such as the Sun, is supported by measurements of polarized radio waves from dust particles near a newly forming star.