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  • Star Light, Star Bright...What Are Stars?

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    self destructive explosions. Stars, through their violent birth to their even more violent death, manufacture the elements necessary for life. These giant balls of superheated gas begin their lives as nebulas, slowly evolving into the magnificent lights we see burning in the night sky and eventually dying by gravity, the same force that helped create them, scattering the plethora of elements they created across the universe, allowing life as we know it to occur. Stars are the source of human existence

  • The Discovery Of Stars: The Importance Of The Stars

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    From the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians, to the Three Wise Men and modern day Muslims, the stars have always been of great cultural and spiritual importance for people all across the globe. The constellations have meanings that exemplify different types of people and things in the natural world. These stars are the “blueprint” of humanity, giving mankind a better understanding of the world and themselves through the astrological birth chart. There are three vital references of the astrological chart

  • Stars

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    STARS The magnitude scale was invented by an ancient Greek astronomer named Hipparchus in about 150 BC He ranked the stars he could see in terms of their brightness, with 1 representing the brightest down to 6 representing the faintest. Modern astronomy has extended this system to stars brighter than Hipparchus' 1st magnitude stars and ones much, much fainter than 6. As it turns out, the eye senses brightness logarithmically, so each increase in 5 magnitudes corresponds to a decrease in brightness

  • STAR:

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    STAR: One such study is called Tennessee’s Student Teacher Achievement Ratio (STAR) Project. This study was made in an effort to find out the best number of students for one teacher to teach. “STAR was a large-scale, four-year, longitudinal, experimental study of reduced class size” (Reduce Class Size Now, 2003 p. 1). This project kept track of 11,600 Tennessee students in 76 schools (Small Class Size, 1999). This study found out a lot of ways that small classes are beneficial. STAR “reported

  • The Star

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    The Star “The universe has no purpose and no plan that since a hundred suns explode every year in our galaxy, at this very moment some race is dying in the depths of the space. Whether that race done good or evil during its lifetime will make no difference in the end: there is no divine justice, for there is no God.” I would love to believe that when I die I will live again, that some part of e will continue. Bu as much as I want to believe that, I know of nothing to suggest that it is more

  • stars

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    Login sessions expire for two reasons. For your security, your Yahoo! Mail session expires a maximum of eight hours after you have logged in. If you have chosen in your Yahoo! User Information to be prompted for a password more frequently than every eight hours, your session will expire after the specified amount of time. If you do not accept the cookies set on login or your computer is not configured to accept cookies, your session will expire almost immediately. We use cookies (small pieces of

  • Star History

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    The life cycle of a star is dependent on its mass. The larger the mass, the quicker it will die out, whereas stars which are no more than half the size of our Sun can live up to hundreds of billion years. However no matter how large the star is, they all begin their lives in a nursery known as a molecular cloud. A molecular cloud is a giant condensation of dust and molecular gas. They are regions of relatively dense interstellar gas and dust with hydrogen molecules as well as carbon and silicate

  • Life of a Star

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    The most common known star is our very own sun, that is common knowledge, but where did the sun come from? It couldn’t have just appeared from thin air, and it can’t remain forever, for every birth there is a death. Astronomers believe that molecular clouds, or large clouds of gas, are the primary source for the birth of stars. Gravity compresses this cloud into a massive sphere of gas and dust, and once the temperature reaches 15 million degrees it sparks the nuclear fusion, it begins to glow

  • The Birth of a Star

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    A star is a self-radiant divine body consisting of a mass of gas held together by its own gravity. The birth of a star begins inside a molecular cloud. Stars form inside these somewhat dense concentrations of interstellar gas and dust. The process of star formation has long been a mystery because of viewing limitations. Large amounts of small solid particles blocked our view of the stars which are beyond the molecular cloud. Infrared technology now provides some insight on how a star is formed

  • Observing Stars

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    Observing Stars Our view of the sky at night is possible because of the emission and reflection of light. 'Light' is the better-known term for the electromagnetic spectrum, which includes waves in the visible, ultra-violet, infra-red, microwave, radio, X-ray and gamma-ray regions. The scale of the spectrum is so large that no region is distinct, several overlap each other. Each of these regions in the electromagnetic spectrum represent transverse waves, travelling as electrical and magnetic