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Stars may become a red giant or a white dwarfs, depending on its size.

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    Red Giants and White Dwarfs

    Red Giants and White Dwarfs

    by CK-12 //basic
    Describes the differences between red giant stars and white dwarf stars, and when a star becomes a red giant or a white dwarf.
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    Red Giants and White Dwarfs Quiz - MS ES

    Red Giants and White Dwarfs Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews characteristics of red giants and white dwarfs.
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    A Planetary Slingshot

    A Planetary Slingshot

    by CK-12 //basic
    Scientists say that future humans could use passing asteroids to catapult Earth further from the Sun before it becomes too hot for us to live.
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    H-R Diagram

    H-R Diagram

    by CK-12 //basic
    Hertzsprung-Russell diagrams are plots of 22,000 stars for luminosity versus color. Ninety percent of the stars are main sequence stars.
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