The Life Cycle of Stars

In this Teaching Astronomy and Space video, produced by the Institute of Physics, Teachers TV and Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), astronomer Tim O'Brien, from Jodrell Bank Observatory, explains how astronomers believe a star is born, lives and dies. Tim compares the life of stars like our Sun with much more massive stars, which can end their lives by creating supernovae, neutron stars and even black holes.

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Shapet

This was incredibly helpful in assisting me complete an in class assessment

 

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charly1a (not verified)

This is a great video, but could a transcript be made available for Hearing Impaired students or, even better, could it be subtitled??

Sophielovespi

I love this video – so clear and useful for AQA P2! The awe on the kids’ faces is really lovely too!