• Martin Harwit
Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)


We do not know how stars are formed, nor just how they die. But we think we understand the structure of the most commonly found stars and the mechanisms by means of which they generate the energy we see as starlight.


Neutron Star Heavy Element White Dwarf Globular Cluster Main Sequence 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Harwit
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  1. 1.Smithsonian InstitutionNational Air and Space MuseumUSA

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