P1 - Life Cycle of Stars (Higher-mass)

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  • Created on: 02-05-16 14:19
Stars with more mass than the Sun are...
hotter and brighter
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Do higher mass stars fuse hydrogen to helium faster or slower?
faster
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When most of the hydrogen is used up, it forms a...
red supergiant
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At the end of the red supergiant stage, the star will explode as a...
supernova
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What happens when the remains are less than 4 times the mass of the Sun?
The remains are pulled together by gravity to form a very dense star called a neutron star
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Black holes are formed when...
the remains are more than 4 times the mass of the Sun
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Light cannot escape the black hole because...
the gravitational field is so strong
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Do higher mass stars fuse hydrogen to helium faster or slower?

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When most of the hydrogen is used up, it forms a...

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At the end of the red supergiant stage, the star will explode as a...

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What happens when the remains are less than 4 times the mass of the Sun?

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