Simulation 1 (IMAGE) Heidelberg University Caption The simulation marks the birth of a magnetic star such as Tau Scorpii. The image is a cut through the orbital plane where the colouring indicates the strength of the magnetic field and the light hatching reflects the direction of the magnetic field line. Credit Image: Ohlmann/Schneider/Röpke Usage Restrictions This images may be used only in connection with the contents of this press release, and the source of the image must also be cited. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.