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Find out how stars die, how what happens to them depends on their mass, and how very large stars can become black holes, which have such strong gravity that not even light can escape its overpowering pull. You'll also learn how black holes are detected.
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Astronomy
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Keywords: black holes, death of stars, gravity
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/blackholes.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: Black Holes, (American Physical Society, College Park), <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/blackholes.cfm>.
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Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: Black Holes. Retrieved September 17, 2021, from American Physical Society: http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/blackholes.cfm
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Black Holes. College Park: American Physical Society. http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/blackholes.cfm (accessed 17 September 2021).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Black Holes. College Park: American Physical Society. 17 Sep. 2021 <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/blackholes.cfm>.
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