This article investigates if binaries can form by spontaneous fission of rapidly rotating protostars. The authors present a classical fission hypothesis, then point out the flaws in it and offer solutions.
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Keywords:Informal Education,Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Binary Stars,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Stars,Astronomy,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070303020644857T,binary star formation,Graduate/Professional
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