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The evolution of our Sun from ordinary star into red giant is radically different from the evolution of much more massive stars towards their end-points: supernova explosions followed by black holes.

This lecture will contrast the relevant nuclear physics and thermodynamics that determine these very different outcomes.

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This event was on Wed, 18 Jan 2023

Professor Katherine Blundell OBE

Professor Katherine Blundell OBE

Professor of Astronomy

Katherine was appointed Gresham Professor of Astronomy in 2019. She is a Professor of Astrophysics at Oxford University and a Research Fellow at St John's College.

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