In a distant part of space, 750 light-years from Earth, three young stars are being born together while scientists are watching.
Researchers think that stars condense out of clouds of dust and gas in various parts of space, and a new study in the journal Nature details what scientists have learned about the three nascent stars developing closely together in the L1448 IRS3B system.
"We've seen three stars forming together, but they were all farther apart," study author John Tobin told Mashable in an interview.
"These three stars are all living in the same house, essentially." Read more...More about Stars, Chile, Nasa, Space Photos, and Science