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White dwarfs--black holes

an introduction to relativistic astrophysics

by Roman Ulrich Sexl

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Relativistic astrophysics,
  • General relativity (Physics),
  • Black holes (Astronomy),
  • Cosmology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roman Sexl, Hannelore Sexl ; translated from the German by Patrick P. Weidhaas.
    ContributionsSexl, Hannelore, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB461 .S3913
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4419115M
    ISBN 100126373507
    LC Control Number79023307

    The discovery of white dwarfs: SiriusB Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel The motion of Sirius Sirius A and B Frank Verbunt (Dept. Astronomy Nijmegen) White dwarfs, black holes. Black Holes, White Dwarfs, And Neutron Stars Shapiro, Teukolsky Item Preview.

      A White Dwarf is a star whose mass was insufficient to collapse to form a black hole at the end of its life when fusion ceases. The electrons with the nucleus would collapse but not to the extent that electrons would combine with protons to form n. White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars and Black Holes I Introduction. In this section we will look at the physical mechanisms responsible for the formation compact stellar objects. Compact objects such as white dwarf stars, neutron stars, and ultimately black holes, represent the final state of a star's evolution.

      Science Review of White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes As all nuclear fuel is exhausted, matter is compressed into white dwarfs, black holes, and other cosmic variations. Black Holes and Variations. Heavier white dwarf stars are hotter, larger, and even more compact. Stars from about times the mass of the Sun and 3 times the. Mass-Radius Relation for White Dwarfs: Larger Mass = Smaller Radius Maximum Mass for White Dwarf: M ch = M sun. Calculated by Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar in the s. Above this mass, electron degeneracy pressure fails & the star collapses.


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From White Dwarfs to Black Holes chronicles the extraordinarily productive scientific career of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, one of the twentieth century's most distinguished astrophysicists. White dwarfs--black holes book Chandrasekhar's many discoveries were the critical mass that makes a star too massive to become a white dwarf and the mathematical theory of black : Paperback.

Black holes, White Dwarfs, and Neutron Stars The physics of Compact Objects Compact objects-black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars-are fundamental constituents of the physical universe. They are born when normal stars die. This book is a product of the recent explosion of scientific activity centering on these by: Black Holes, White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars: The Physics of Compact Objects 1st edition by Shapiro, Stuart L., Teukolsky, Saul A.

() Paperback Paperback/5(14). Black Holes, White Dwarfs and Superstars Hardcover – Import, by Franklyn M. Branley (Author)Author: Franklyn M. Branley. From White Dwarfts To Black Holes Paperback – January 1, by G Srinivasan (ed.) (Author)Author: G Srinivasan (ed.). Saul A. Teukolsky is the author of Black Holes, White Dwarfs, and Neutron Stars: The Physics of Compact Objects, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents GO TO PART. White dwarfs--black holes: an introduction to relativistic astrophysics - NASA/ADS Past and current problems and results in the field of relativistic astrophysics are presented in an in-depth introduction to the field without the use of advanced by: 1.

From the Back Cover Black holes, White Dwarfs, and Neutron Stars The physics of Compact Objects Compact objects-black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars-are fundamental constituents of the physical universe. They are born when normal stars die. This book is a product of the recent explosion of scientific activity centering on these objects/5(11).

This turns the white dwarf back into a star supported against gravity by ordinary pressure. C) The white dwarf immediately collapses into a black hole, disappearing from view. D) A white dwarf can never gain enough mass to reach the limit because a strong stellar wind prevents the material from reaching it.

From White Dwarfs to Black Holes chronicles the extraordinarily productive scientific career of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, one of the twentieth century’s most distinguished astrophysicists.

Among Chandrasekhar’s many discoveries were the critical mass that makes a star too massive to become a white dwarf and the mathematical theory of black holes. Black holes, White Dwarfs, and Neutron Stars The physics of Compact Objects Compact objects-black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars-are fundamental constituents of the physical universe.

They are born when normal stars die. This book is a product of the recent explosion of scientific activity centering on these objects. Black Holes, Neutron Stars & White Dwarfs Black holes and neutron stars are the sources of some of the most extreme events observable in the universe.

From their birth in the sudden collapse of massive stars and throughout their life, they provide us with a remarkable laboratory to study the laws of physics in conditions otherwise inaccessible.

The rst and largest part deals with white dwarfs in close binaries, the second with black holes in binaries and the third with all close binaries containing two compact objects Πwhite dwarfs, black holes and neutron stars. White dwarf binaries White dwarfs. adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: R.

Sexl, H. Sexl, L. Green. "From White Dwarfs to Black Holes chronicles the extraordinarily productive scientific career of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, one of the twentieth century's most distinguished astrophysicists.

From White Dwarfs to Black Holes Book Summary: From White Dwarfs to Black Holes chronicles the extraordinarily productive scientific career of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, one of the twentieth century's most distinguished astrophysicists.

Among Chandrasekhar's many discoveries were the critical mass that makes a star too massive to become a white dwarf and the mathematical theory of black. Not Available adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: R.

Sexl, H. Sexl, L. Green. He received his A.B. from Harvard () and his Ph.D. from Princeton (). He has published over research articles spanning many topics in general relativity and theoretical astrophysics and co-authored the widely used textbook Black Holes, White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars; The Physics of Compact Objects (John Wiley, ).

White dwarfs are the least dense, and less massive than neutron stars. Neutron stars are more dense and more massive than white dwarfs. Theoretically, micro black holes can have a mass as small as a Planck mass, or as big as all the mass in the known universe.

Three examples of stellar remnants. A stellar remnant is whatever is left over after fusion stops inside of a star. Since fusion holds stars up against gravity, stellar remnants are formed by stars collapsing in on themselves.

Which type of remnant is left depends on the mass of the star. Stars with masses of - 8 times the mass of the sun will end up as white dwarfs. adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A.Chapter 3.

White Dwarfs 55 History of the Theory of White Dwarfs 55 The Onset of Degeneracy 57 Poly tropes 61 The Chandrasekhar Limit 64 Improvements to the Chandrasekhar White Dwarf Models 66 Comparison with Observations: Masses and Radii 69 Pycnonuclear Reactions 72 Chapter 4.

Cooling of White Dwarfs 82File Size: KB. It is possible to constrain the range of black hole masses by observing white dwarfs of known masses. If there are white dwarfs observable in a region with some dark matter (assuming that the dark matter is actually made of primordial black holes), this rules out a range of potential black hole masses that can exist.