Digital Demo Room
Stellar Structure and Evolution Simulator


This page gives brief instructions and advice on running the website.
HR Diagrams
This page explains Hertzsprung-Russell Diagrams and gives a brief overview of stellar evolution.
Stellar Evolution
This page explains stellar evolution in detail.
Details of the Site
This page explains the reasons behind each part of the simulation and what everything represents.
Research Paper
Students working on the simulators available in the Digital Demo Room participate in the "Research Experience for Undergraduates", or REU, program in the Physics Department of the University of Illinois. The students give presentations on their projects and also write a scientific paper. Here is the paper for the Stellar Structure and Evolution simulator, created by Jake Simon and Charles Hansen during the 2002 REU program. You may also download the final presentation.

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