tags: life cycle of a star, astronomy, physics, education, streaming video
The average star ‘lives’ for roughly 12 billion years. This wonderful video provides us with a visual glimpse into the entire life cycle of a G-type star, like our sun, from birth to death [6:29]
Interesting! The age of stars around the black hole at the centre of our galaxy is much younger, less than 10 million years. It gives me a certain perspective to realize that is young!
The song that the soundtrack is based on is apparently:
The visuals rather prioritize showiness over information (and that music… ugh…)
Thanks for posting that video and reminding your readers how important I am in the universe (i.e. very important). I wonder why I wasn’t in the credits.
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