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How are stars "born" in the first place? For stars like our sun, life begins in a molecular cloud (the Orion Nebula at the top of this post is a prime example), which are typically located in the "arms" of spiral galaxies. These molecular clouds contain the building blocks of stars, mostly molecular hydrogen as well as (although far less abundant) carbon dioxide and water. As these clouds are bombarded by interstellar radiation from nearby stars (so called galactic winds, small turbulent eddies of gas and dust begin to form, eventually coalescing into enough mass to begin collapsing under its own gravity.
Originally posted by Gentill Abdulla
reply to post by Hadrian
We may never really know why the universe is how we see it, but all of us are doing the best we can! I suggest you read more about stars and space exploration. Mostly because you haven't got to the weird stuff yet!