Study - Universe

Our best links about studying the universe. Covering Hertzsprung-Russell diagrams, Parallax, and nuclear processes that go on in the sun.

1. Hertzprung-Russell diagram Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

Hertzprung-Russell diagram

The Hertzprung-Russell diagram is a tool that shows relationships and differences between stars. It is something of a "family portrait."

2. Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

A brief description of the Hertzsprung Russell diagram and different star types

3. The Proton-Proton Chain Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

The Proton-Proton Chain

Read how stars like our sun use the proton-proton chain to generate energy by turning hydrogen to helium

4. The Proton-Proton Chain - turning hydrogen into helium Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

The Proton-Proton Chain - turning hydrogen into helium

How do we turn hydrogen into helium and make energy? A simple explanation of the nuclear fusion process that goes on in our sun.

5. Competition between the P-P Chain and the CNO Cycle Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

Competition between the P-P Chain and the CNO Cycle

What nuclear fusion reactions go on inside stars, and what does it depend on? Find about the proton proton chain reaction.

6. The CNO cycle Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

The CNO cycle

The fusion reactions of the CNO Cycle allows bigger stars to convert hydrogen to helium.

7. Definition of Parallax Rated: 4/5 by physics.org users

Definition of Parallax

Definition of parallax, a method used to measure the distance to stars.



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