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Chapter Twenty/Twenty-One
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    Questions for the Day What are the end states of stars? How do stars interact?
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    What are the end states of stars? When  nuclear  fuel  is  exhausted,  hydrostatic  equilibrium  is  upset  causing  the star to collapse. Depending on the amount of material the  stars will end up as: White Dwarfs (< 1.5M ) Neutron Stars/Black Holes ( 1.5M )
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    Hydrostatic Equilibrium
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    Mass-Radius Relationship  White Dwarfs
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    Evolution of White Dwarfs
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    Supernova in NGC 4725 
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    Stellar Evolution: Supernova
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    A Nova
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    Light Curve of a Supernova
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    Supernova 1987a
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    Cassiopeia A
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    Crab Nebula
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    Mass – Luminosity of Neutron Stars
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    Joycelyn Bell Burnell 1943 –  Born in Belfast, Ireland Grew  up  in  the  countryside  and  studied  physics and astronomy Graduated  Cambridge  Univsersity in England  Nobel Prize Women in Science, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne, Citadel Press, 1993
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course AST 1004 taught by Professor Howard during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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