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Why does a star grow larger after it exhausts its core hydrogen?

This question is part of Astronomy Chapter Twelve
Asked by Moonshark, Last updated: Jun 12, 2020

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Answered Jun 07, 2019

Hydrogen fusion in a shell outside the core generates enough thermal pressure to push the upper layers outward.
 

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