Basics of Astronomy The Stars
Basics of Astronomy The Stars : Why study Astronomy 1
• A fascinating subject in its own right. – The origin and Evolution of the universe • The Big Bang – formation of Hydrogen and Helium • Dark Matter and Dark Energy – The life of stars • Nuclear synthesis – forming heavier elements • Ending their lives as exotic objects such as black holes in massive explosions that enrich the stellar environment • So allowing planetary systems to form – And thus providing the conditions for life to evolve.
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