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Black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars : the physics of compact objects

Author: Stuart L Shapiro; Saul A Teukolsky
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This self-contained textbook brings together many different branches of physics--e.g. nuclear physics, solid state physics, particle physics, hydrodynamics, relativity--to analyze compact objects.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart L Shapiro; Saul A Teukolsky
ISBN: 0471873179 9780471873174
OCLC Number: 759031265
Notes: Includes index.
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Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique)
Contents: Star Deaths and the Formation of Compact Objects. Cold Equation of State Below Neutron Drip. White Dwarfs. Cooling of White Dwarfs. General Relativity. The Equilibrium and Stability of Fluid Configurations. Rotation and Magnetic Fields. Cold Equation of State Above Neutron Drip. Neutron Star Models: Masses and Radii. Pulsars. Cooling of Neutron Stars. Black Holes. Compact X-Ray Sources. Accretion Onto Black Holes. Accretion Onto Neutron Stars and White Dwarfs. Gravitational Radiation. Supermassive Stars and Black Holes. Stellar Collapse and Supernova Explosions. Appendixes. References. Author Index. Subject Index.
Responsibility: Stuart L. Shapiro, Saul A. Teukolsky.


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