Black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars by Saul A. Teukolsky, Stuart L. Shapiro

Black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars



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Black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars Saul A. Teukolsky, Stuart L. Shapiro ebook
ISBN: 0471873179, 9780471873174
Format: djvu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Page: 653


Shows the central region of our Milky Way galaxy, only about 25,000 light years from Earth, revealing hundreds of white dwarf stars, neutron stars, and black holes bathed in an incandescent fog of multimillion-degree gas. Answer to previous quiz (click here) Option D- (All of the above) "The ultimate fate of the star whether it is a white dwarf, Neutron star or a Black Hole depends on its initial mass. In the case of compact objects such as white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes, the gas in the inner regions becomes so hot that it will emit vast amounts of radiation (mainly X-rays), which may be detected by telescopes. But there is also pure science to be done – and for me, that is the truly exciting part. Series: Astronomy and Astrophysics Library. Possible MACHOs include faint white dwarfs, neutron stars, isolated black holes, and substellar objects such as brown dwarfs or free floating giant planets. With Applications to White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars and Black Holes. When a star starts running out of fuel, it usually cools off and collapses into one of three compact forms, depending on its total mass, a White Dwarf a Neutron Star or a Black Hole. These are produced by normal stars feeding material onto the compact, dense remains of stars that have reached the end of their evolutionary trail – white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes. In all it gives This is an exciting account about binary stars and the way black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars can evolve in them. White dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes, X-ray pulsars you name it and this book has it. "If they are part of a binary system, stellar remnants such as white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes may accrete matter from their companion and, in the process, shine brightly in X-rays. The white dwarf-neutron star final remnant consists of a cold neutron star core with a hot mantle on top. €�White dwarf/neutron star or black hole binaries are thought to be quite rare, although there is a huge range in the number per Milky Way-like galaxy in the literature. Most of the material that formed the star is ejected into space in a supernova explosion, but the core of the star collapses to form a compact remnant which must be a white dwarf, a neutron star or a black hole. Special and General Relativity.