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Author Stassun, Keivan G.

Title The life and death of stars [Hoopla electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States] : The Great Courses, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sd., col.
digital rda
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Series Great courses. Science & mathematics. Astronomy
Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics.
Contents Episode 1 Why the Stellar Life Cycle Matters Episode 2 The Stars' Information Messenger Episode 3 Measuring the Stars with Light Episode 4 Stellar Nurseries Episode 5 Gravitational Collapse and Protostars Episode 6 The Dynamics of Star Formation Episode 7 Solar Systems in the Making Episode 8 Telescopes - Our Eyes on the Stars Episode 9 Mass - The DNA of Stars Episode 10 Eclipses of Stars - Truth in the Shadows Episode 11 Stellar Families Episode 12 A Portrait of Our Star, the Sun Episode 13 E = mc2 - Energy for a Star's Life Episode 14 Stars in Middle Age Episode 15 Stellar Death Episode 16 Stellar Corpses - Diamonds in the Sky Episode 17 Dying Breaths - Cepheids and Supernovae Episode 18 Supernova Remnants and Galactic Geysers Episode 19 Stillborn Stars Episode 20 The Dark Mystery of the First Stars Episode 21 Stars as Magnets Episode 22 Solar Storms - The Perils of Life with a Star Episode 23 The Stellar Recipe of Life Episode 24 A Tale of Two Stars.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Cast Lecturer: Professor Keivan G. Stassun, Vaderbilt University.
Summary Follow a spectacular story in 24 beautifully illustrated, half-hour lectures that lead you through the essential ideas of astrophysics - the science of stars. Hear lively, eloquent, and authoritative explanations at a level suitable for science novices as well as for those who already know their way around the starry sky.
Audience Rated TVPG.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Astronomy.
Stars -- Formation.
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Music No. MWT12214161
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