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This Chandra X-Ray Observatory page links to several activities and articles on stellar evolution. It includes an interactive Flash activity featuring simulations of different-mass stars evolving and a detailed "story" of stellar evolution for the interested reader, available in PDF and HTML formats.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Stars
= Stellar Evolution
- Informal Education
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
- Reference Material
= Article
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- text/html
- application/flash
- application/pdf
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image credit: NASA, ESA, H. Bond (STScI), R. Ciardullo (Penn State), and the Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI); image source; larger image This resource was featured by the Physics To Go collection from June 1, 2010 until June 16, 2010. View the feature here!

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© 2005 Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
stellar evolution
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Metadata instance created May 28, 2010 by Raina Khatri
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August 9, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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September 24, 2008
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(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, 2005), WWW Document, (
Stellar Evolution, (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, 2005), <>.
APA Format
Stellar Evolution. (2008, September 24). Retrieved April 10, 2021, from Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics:
Chicago Format
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Stellar Evolution. Cambridge: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, September 24, 2008. (accessed 10 April 2021).
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Stellar Evolution. Cambridge: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 2005. 24 Sep. 2008. 10 Apr. 2021 <>.
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