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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:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents many different branches of physics, such as nuclear physics, solid state physics, particle physics, hydrodynamics, relativity, to analyze compact objects. This book assesses astronomical  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart L Shapiro; Saul A Teukolsky
ISBN: 3527617663 9783527617661
OCLC Number: 839272962
Notes: "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 645 p. :) ill.
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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