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September 17, 2010 Reading, Sections 6.4, 6.5, 6.6. Chapter 7. Sections 1.2, 2.1, 2.4, 2.5 for background. Astronomy in the News? Wheeler gave a colloquium on extremely bright supernovae at OU yesterday. What did the Moon look like last night? Pic of the Day – Northern Lights. The Earth is rotating and magnetic
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Goal To understand how the collapse of an iron core can trigger a supernova explosion
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One Minute Exam: Most of the energy liberated in the formation of a neutron star is emitted in the form of: Neutrons Protons Neutrinos Photons
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One Minute Exam What happens to the shock wave produced when an iron core collapses to form a neutron star and bounces? It fades away It propagates out through the star and causes an explosion It stalls at some distance from the neutron star It traps neutrinos
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Goal To understand how jets may trigger a core –collapse supernova explosion
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(Ch 6, p. 94) Are jet-like flows typical? Are they important? Crab Nebula
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