Massive stars

@article{Vanbeveren1998MassiveS,
  title={Massive stars},
  author={Dany Vanbeveren and C. De Loore and Walter van Rensbergen},
  journal={The Astronomy and Astrophysics Review},
  year={1998},
  volume={9},
  pages={63-152}
}
Abstract. We describe the present state of massive star research seen from the viewpoint of stellar evolution, with special emphasis on close binaries. Statistics of massive close binaries are reasonably complete for the Solar neighbourhood. We defend the thesis that within our knowledge, many scientific results where the effects of binaries are not included, have an academic value, but may be far from reality. In chapter I, we summarize general observations of massive stars where we focus on… 
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Massive Star Modeling and Nucleosynthesis
  • S. Ekström
  • Physics
    Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences
  • 2021
After a brief introduction to stellar modeling, the main lines of massive star evolution are reviewed, with a focus on the nuclear reactions from which the star gets the needed energy to
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