How does the life cycle of a massive star differ from the life of an average star?

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May 31, 2016

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The difference mainly lies in what they eventually become.

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http://www.schoolsobservatory.org.uk/astro/stars/lifecycle

The average star, like our own, turns into a white dwarf.

Average Star
http://www.thinglink.com/scene/503255358739841025

White Dwarf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_dwarf

A massive star becomes either a neutron star or black hole.

Massive Star
http://smrtenglish.com/smrt/lesson/3482

Neutron Star
http://msnlv.com/neutron-stars.html

Black Hole
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/stories/nasa-knows/what-is-a-black-hole-k4.html

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