Essays Tagged: "Red giant"

report on redgiants and typeII supernovae

Red Giant StarsRed Giants are very large, cool and luminous stars. This stage lasts about 10% of the ... ge lasts about 10% of the stars life. They are old stars meaning they don't have much lifetime left.Red giant phase occurs in stars, which weigh less than 4 solar masses. The star starts to collapse t ... es within the outer shells; this causes the star to expand. The surface cools, making the star turn red. The red colour increases causing the star to expand increasingly.Red giants occur as a result o ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Red Giant Stars.

Red Giant StarsRed Giants are very large, cool and luminous stars. This stage lasts about 10% of the ... asts about 10% of the stars life. They are old stars meaning they don't have much lifetime left.The red giant phase occurs in stars, which weigh less than 4 solar masses. The star starts to collapse t ... es within the outer shells; this causes the star to expand. The surface cools, making the star turn red. The red color increases causing the star to increasingly expand.Red giants occur as a result of ...

(1 pages) 43 0 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Two page article about Supernova Stars.

e rapidly than the smaller star. After all of the hydrogen is converted to helium, it swells into a red giant and sheds its outer layers onto the smaller star. The red giant then turns into a white dw ... consists of mostly carbon and oxygen. Meanwhile the smaller star has gained mass and formed into a red giant. This starts the same process that the first red giant star went through. Now with the sec ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Explanation about the gases, color, and size of stars

nside and out. Stars colors change because of their temperature. The coolest stars are the color of red and reach 5000 degrees Fahrenheit. The hottest stars appear to be the color of bluish-white and ... ogen fusion", the same thing happens to a nuclear bomb. Then, the outer layer cools and starts the "red giant" phase. All the stars in the sky have to run out of fuel sooner or later and they begin to ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Life Cycle of a Star

form helium, it begins to cool down and the helium fuses to carbon and the star expands, becoming a red giant (when a star becomes a red giant with no more hydrogen left to burn it is out of the main ... becomes a red giant with no more hydrogen left to burn it is out of the main sequence.) The red giant keeps expanding until all of its helium runs out and then all of the outer layers drift aw ...

(2 pages) 126 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Science of Sunlight.

argest star that we depend greatly on for our survival is known as the Sun. It is immense when compared to other planets within the solar system and approximately one hundred times larger than the pla ... llion degrees, the cycle of H (hydrogen) and He (Helium) begin to fuse together. This stage is referred to as the Proton- Proton Reaction (2003).As the gas pressures and gravity begin to settle into a ...

(5 pages) 112 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Beginning Of The End: Philosophy (Reading The Signs Of The Times)

ked thought regarding the end of all life as we know it. There are two main types of prophesies; sacred and secular. The common factor between sacred and the secular is that so far, none of the predic ... and the secular is that so far, none of the predictions have come to pass.The year 2000 was considered by many to be the year of the apocalypse. Many predicted that major catastrophes of cosmic propo ...

(4 pages) 20 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Cor e o Olho Humano

ente à órbita, mais perto da lateral que do centro do crânio, e mais perto da parede superior que da inferior.O olho é constituído por três camadas básic ... curto: vermelho e laranja, verde e amarelo e azul e violeta. O primeiro tipo é denominado R (red), o segundo G (green) e o último B (blue).Figura 1 - esquema representativo dos cones e b ...

(17 pages) 1711 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts