Seven Ages of Starlight

Seven Ages of Starlight
Seven Ages of Starlight

The Seven Ages of Starlight is a multi-part science series that will soon be appearing on the television on BBC Four in the UK. It is part of the BBC Four Big Science Season program. This particular series follows the evolutionary path of stars as they are born, evolve, and ultimately die. The various segments of tho show are called – A Star is Born, Adulthood, Red Giants, White Dwarfs, Supernovae, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes. The series will apparently also discuss the role stellar evolution has in creating the conditions for the formation of life.

Several video clips can be found on the webpage at:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00yb434/clips