A star - A stars life is long compared to that of a human...

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A star’s life is long compared to that of a human (they’re born, they live and they die) butwe can see the stages of stellar birth, aging, and death in the sky. They follow a pattern similar to many of the life cycles we see here on earth. Stars are born, they grow up, exist many years, and then they die, and there’s an exciting battle between the force of gravity and gas pressure. Space is filled with thinly spread gas and dust, which is called interstellar medium. The atoms of gas are mostly hydrogen (H2), and the gas atoms are typically about a centimeter apart. The dust is mostly carbon and silicon, microscopic grains and comprises only a few percent of the matter between stars. In some places, the interstellar medium is collected into a big cloud of
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Gravitational forces, Supernova, Interstellar medium, thinly spread gas

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