The Life Cycle of Stars

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  • Created on: 27-05-12 10:17

1) Stars initially form from large clouds of DUST and GAS.

2) Force of GRAVITY makes gas clouds come spiralling in. Gravitatational energy is converted to heat energy and temperature rises.

3) When the temperature is high enough, hydrogen nuclei undergo nuclear fusion to become helium. This gives out massive heat and light, creating a star. It will now enter a long stable period when heat created by nuclear fusion provides an…


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