Articles written in Resonance – Journal of Science Education
Volume 22 Issue 3 March 2017 pp 213-224 General Article
This article will briefly review the theory of star formation(SF) and its development using observations. This is very relevantin the present context since planet formation appearsto be a by-product of SF, and the whole question of life in theuniverse and its origin can be viewed with a new perspective.
Volume 25 Issue 9 September 2020 pp 1185-1195 General Article
Since October 2019, Betelgeuse began to dim noticeably and by January 2020 its brightness had dropped by a factor of approximately 2.5, demoting it from the position of the top (apparent) brightest 11th star to the 21st! Astronomers were excited and thought of it as the lull before the storm, Betel-geuse was ready to go supernova!This article is aimed more as a case study where we show how this question was answered using scientiﬁc arguments and data. It will also highlight the importance of supernovae to human existence and give a brief discussion on the evolu-tion of massive stars.And also, answer the question!
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