The Fabulous Lives of Nebulas

I found a article titled, “The fabulous Lives of Nebulas“. This article is written by Paul Sutter’s a astrophysicist at the Ohio State University. He is also the chief scientist at the Columbia Ohio’s Center of Science and Industry(COSI). Sutter among his other two jobs is a host of two podcast on YouTube called, “Ask a Spaceman” and “Space in Your Face”.  In this article Sutter  and the work of fellow students explains many thing about stars, nebulas, and nuclear fusion. The Milky Way has been amazing people and astronomers for decades, they show a eyeful delight in the night sky. Objects in the Milky way come in various sizes and shapes. But the question is where exactly are they diapering to? And where do they go? To get a good look at a nebula we have to look at the star. Atomically speaking a nebula is opposite of a star. What powers a star, is nuclear fusion, which happens when intense pressures shoving elements  way past their breaking point. The fusion creates heavier elements, along with a tiny amount of left over energy. This leftover energy is what gives the star its glowing light for many years.

The thirteenth conceptual objective is, I can describe how stars form and produce energy in their cores by nuclear fusion. Stars are formed in an interstellar medium which are atoms widely spread apart and are very cold. And when the star becomes very hot it because a interstellar cloud, which is not photogenic. As well as stars produce energy in their core by nuclear fusion. Which occurs because a very intense pressure, companioning them until it creates a heavier element. Along with a little left over element witch aluminates the star for millions of trillions of years. We did a lecture tutorial in class called star formation and lifetime. This tutorial explained how a smaller will live longer than a high mass star. The reason it lives longer is because it has less mass to power compared to a high mass star. This is why mass matters with stars. For example a high mass star like are sun is a bright and hot star. It is slower dimming as we speak. Not slow enough where we should be worried but it is a dying high mass star.

This article relates to what we learned in class because it explained how nuclear fusion works. And after doing the lecture tutorial I can fully understand why some stars live longer the others. Also it was interesting reading this article, about how other colleges study astronomy. Sutter does many tasks besides being a college professor, which is very cool.


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