Chapters 14 and 15 Stellar Evolution and Stellar Remnants. Star Birth: Nebula. Young star: Protostar. Adult: Main Sequence .
The more massive a star, the faster it consumes its fuel, the shorter its lifetime
Evolution of Low Mass Stars including our Sun M < 10 Solar Masses
The core of the
white dwarf star is
now all carbon and
Yeah, but what about the really Massive stars?
Elderly, dying star:Supernova
Only massive stars explode
High mass stars becomes so dense that protons and electrons combine to become neutrons and star becomes neutron star