Results for: Stellar-classification

What is stellar nucleosynthesis?

Stellar nucleosynthesis is the process by which stars operate. Stars are massive nuclear fusion engines, and they consume hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe, (MORE)

What is the Stellar Nebula theory?

Also known as the nebular hypothesis, the solar nebula theory is a  widely accepted model explaining the formation and evolution of the  Solar System and throughout the univ (MORE)

What is stellar recycling?

Stellar recycling is the act of a supernova forming. A supernova is  a violent star explosion that completely destroys the star. The  star material is blown out into other r (MORE)

How do astronomers measure stellar distances?

They record the position of a star on the celestial sphere on a  certain date, and then wait for half a year, until the Earth  travels to the other side of Sun, and measure (MORE)