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 »

Life Cycle of a Star in Outer Space?

As Carl Sagan so aptly put it, "the total number of stars in the universe is larger than all the grains of sand of all the beaches on the planet Earth." Stars, like humans, pass through a life cycl... 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 is the life cycle of a small star?

Despite the uniformity the naked eye sees in the night sky, each star is a different size. A star's mass determines how long it lives and what it becomes in its life cycle.NebulaeNebulae, or clouds... Read More »