Ep. 563: White Dwarf Mergers

Posted on Mar 26, 2020 in podcast, Stars, Stellar Evolution | 0 comments


White dwarfs are usually about 60% the mass of the Sun, so it was a bit of a surprise when astronomers found one that was almost exactly twice that. What happens when white dwarfs merge?

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