How does the h-r diagram explain the life cycle of a star?

Answer The life cycle of stars, although taking place over billions of years, follows a predictable pattern. The Hertzsprung-Russel Diagram depicts a spectrum of stars at different stages in their life cy... Read More »

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What does star life cycle mean?

Stars go through multiple stages from creation to "death." The phases of a star's life cycle are protostar, fusion ignition, main sequence, red giant or super giant and white dwarf or black hole. W... Read More »

Who first discovered the life cycle of a star?

No single scientist can be credited with the discovery of the stellar life cycle, however, some important scientists who made great contributions to this field include Fritz Zwicky, Walter Baade, S... Read More »

What phase in the life cycle of a star is our sun in right now?

The sun is a main sequence star, which is the phase of the life cycle of stars in which a star is stable and may remain so for billions of years. As our sun expends its fuel, it will eventually mov... Read More »

What is the life cycle of a sunlike star?

A sun-sized star is "born" when dust and gas condense. It becomes hot and begins to glow. Fusion begins, and the star releases energy, shining brightly. After approximately 10 billion years, the st... Read More »