Neutron Stars, Black Holes and Binary X-Ray Sources / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789027705419
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 8/31/1975
  • Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library Series, #48
  • Edition description: 1975
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 444
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Supernovae.- Pulse Astronomy: Short Time Scale Phenomena in Electro¬magnetic and Gravitational Wave Astronomy.- Cosmic Gamma-Ray Bursts.- The Physics of Gravitationally Collapsed Objects.- Observational Properties of Pulsars.- The Galactic X-Ray Sources.- Optical Observations of Binary X-Ray Sources.- Black Holes and Neutron Stars: Evolution of Binary Systems.- Appendix I/Classic Papers.- S. Chandrasekhar / The Highly Collapsed Configuration of a Stellar Mass.- L. Landau / On the Theory of Stars.- W. Baade and F. Zwicky / Supernovae and Cosmic Rays.- J. R. Oppenheimer and G. M. Volkoff / On Massive Neutron Cores.- J. R. Oppenheimer and H. Snyder / On Continued Gravitational Collapse.- S. Chandrasekhar / Some Remarks on the State of Matter in the Interior of Stars.- J. Weber / Detection and Generation of Gravitational Waves.- Appendix II/Contemporary Papers Leading to the Discovery of Gravitation Ally Collapsed Stars.- R. Giacconi, H. Gursky, F. R. Paolini, and B. B. Rossi / Evidence for X-rays from Sources Outside the Solar System.- Ya. B. Zel’dovich / The Fate of a Star and the Evolution of Gravitational Energy upon Accretion.- I. S. Shklovskii / The Nature of the X-Ray Source Sco X-1.- A. Hewish, S. J. Bell, J. D. Pilkington, P. F. Scott, and R. A. Collins / Ob-servation of a Rapidly Pulsating Radio Source.- T. Gold / Rotating Neutron Stars as the Origin of the Pulsating Radio Sources.- R. Penrose / Gravitational Collapse: The Role of General Relativity.- R. Ruffini and J. A. Wheeler / Introducing the Black Hole.- V. F. Shvartsman / Halos around Black Holes.- N. I. Shakura / Disk Model of Gas Accretion on a Relativistic Star in a Close Binary System.- E. Schreier, R. Levinson, H. Gursky, E. Kellogg, H. Tananbaum, and R. Giacconi / Evidence for the Binary Nature of Centarus X-3 from UHURU X-Ray Observations.- C. E. Rhoades, Jr. and R. Ruffini / Maximum Mass of a Neutron Star.- R. A. Hulse and J. H. Taylor / Discovery of a Pulsar in a Binary System.- Editor’s Comment on the Binary Radio Pulsar.- Index of Subjects.

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