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Stellar Evolution

Stellar Evolution

This site discusses hydrostatic balance, radiation pressure, and gravity and how these things affect the evolution of a star based on its mass. There are three sections that talk about the mass criteria, lifetime, and evolution on the H-R diagram of red dwarfs, mid mass stars, and high mass stars. This site ends with a short quiz.

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