STARS!!! p3 physics

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  • Created on: 22-05-11 07:46

STAR BIRTH

a star forms from a cloud of dust and gas, it joins using its own gravitational force and as the clouds merge together it becomes denser and denser until it is a PROTOSTAR (a star in the making). a protostar becomes denser and denser and gets hotter until the point when helium nuclei fuse together. A LOT of energy is released in this process causing the core to get bigger and hotter and eventually causing it to shine

due to the hydrogen FUSION in the core, stars radiate energy. this is the…

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