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See this SEED website from Schlumberger for a simulation of the life-cycle of a star. You  can explore the effects of the initial mass and composition on the evolution and death of the star.  The site also explains "the most famous graph in astronomy," the H-R diagram.
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- Stars
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2007 Schlumberger Limited
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Keywords: H-R Diagram, Star, Stellar life cycle, Sun, Supernova, star's mass, white dwarf
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 12, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Aug 12, 2013 by Lyle Barbato
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June 12, 2007
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AIP Format
(Schlumberger, Sugar Land, 2007), WWW Document, (
Build Your Own Star, (Schlumberger, Sugar Land, 2007), <>.
APA Format
Build Your Own Star. (2007, June 12). Retrieved October 19, 2017, from Schlumberger:
Chicago Format
Schlumberger. Build Your Own Star. Sugar Land: Schlumberger, June 12, 2007. (accessed 19 October 2017).
MLA Format
Build Your Own Star. Sugar Land: Schlumberger, 2007. 12 June 2007. 19 Oct. 2017 <>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Title = {Build Your Own Star}, Publisher = {Schlumberger}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {19 October 2017}, Month = {June 12, 2007}, Year = {2007} }
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