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Magnetism and star formation I

Leon Mestel

in Stellar Magnetism: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641741
eISBN:
9780191738609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641741.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the following: magneto-thermo-gravitational equilibrium; gravitational collapse under flux-freezing and possible fragmentation; the angular momentum problem; magnetic braking ... More


Magnetism and star formation II

Leon Mestel

in Stellar Magnetism: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641741
eISBN:
9780191738609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641741.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the following: magneto-gravitational equilibrium and exact disc-like models; magneto-turbulent cloud models; evolution through flux diffusion; gravitational collapse; field ... More


Relativistic Hydrodynamics of Selfgravitating Fluids

Luciano Rezzolla and Olindo Zanotti

in Relativistic Hydrodynamics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198528906
eISBN:
9780191746505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528906.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The last chapter of the book deals with physical systems whose conditions require the solution both of the Einstein equations and of the hydrodynamics equations. The first examples considered are ... More


Schwarzschild Spacetime and Black Holes

Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat

in General Relativity and the Einstein Equations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230723
eISBN:
9780191710872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230723.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter begins with a discussion of spherically symmetric spacetimes, the Schwarzschild metric, and other coordinates. It then covers Schwarzschild spacetime, the motion of the planets and ... More


Cosmic Conundrums

Pankaj S. Joshi

in The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199686766
eISBN:
9780191766817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686766.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The occurrence of naked singularities in gravitational collapse gives rise to several most intriguing questions and cosmic puzzles. Profound issues such as the status of the cosmic censorship ... More


Naked Singularities

Pankaj S. Joshi

in The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199686766
eISBN:
9780191766817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686766.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

When the collapse of massive stars is studied in some detail, it is discovered that visible or naked singularities do occur in gravitational collapse quite naturally once we use physically realistic ... More


Cosmic fireworks

Nils Andersson

in Gravitational-Wave Astronomy: Exploring the Dark Side of the Universe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198568032
eISBN:
9780191878077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198568032.003.0020
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The simulation of matter in general relativity, be it for neutron star mergers or core collapse, is discussed. State-of-the-art simulations for the dynamical bar-mode instability and neutron star ... More


Quantization of black holes

Claus Kiefer

in Quantum Gravity: Third Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199585205
eISBN:
9780191739378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585205.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter considers one of the main applications of quantum gravity - the quantization of black holes. Attention is mostly restricted to the simplest case of Schwarzschild black holes. Central ... More


Supermassive Black Holes

Abraham Loeb and Steven R. Furlanetto

in The First Galaxies in the Universe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144917
eISBN:
9781400845606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144917.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter analyzes formation mechanisms for supermassive black holes, their observable characteristics, and their interactions with their host galaxies and the wider Universe. A black hole is the ... More


Black Holes

Pankaj S. Joshi

in The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199686766
eISBN:
9780191766817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686766.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The fascinating concept of black holes emerged when the gravitational collapse of a massive star was investigated using Einstein’s theory of gravity. This chapter discusses this development. ... More


Quantization of Black Holes

Claus Kiefer

in Quantum Gravity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212521
eISBN:
9780191707377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212521.003.07
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter considers one of the main applications of quantum gravity — the quantization of black holes — focusing on the simplest case of Schwarzschild black holes. Central concepts are Hawking ... More


The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

Pankaj S. Joshi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199686766
eISBN:
9780191766817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686766.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The most fascinating phenomena in the Universe, black holes and spacetime singularities, occur at the end of a massive star’s life cycle when it has exhausted its internal nuclear fuel and collapses ... More


Black Holes

Ta-Pei Cheng

in A College Course on Relativity and Cosmology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199693405
eISBN:
9780191803130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693405.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

A black hole is an object that is inside its event horizon at r=r*: a one-way surface that particles and light can only traverse inward. This chapter studies the spherically symmetric nonrotating ... More


The Schwarzschild solution

Nathalie Deruelle and Jean-Philippe Uzan

in Relativity in Modern Physics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198786399
eISBN:
9780191828669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786399.003.0046
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter deals with the Schwarzschild metric. To find the gravitational potential U produced by a spherically symmetric object in the Newtonian theory, it is necessary to solve the Poisson ... More


Solutions of Shape Dynamics

Flavio Mercati

in Shape Dynamics: Relativity and Relationalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789475
eISBN:
9780191831294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789475.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter deals with the most important results in SD, namely, the classical solutions of the theory in which the equivalence with (GR) breaks down. Firstly, I study the case of homogeneous but ... More


The Worlds of Exoplanets

Karel Schrijver

in One of Ten Billion Earths: How we Learn about our Planet's Past and Future from Distant Exoplanets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198799894
eISBN:
9780191864865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799894.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, History of Physics

The landscapes of exoplanets are likely to be incredibly diverse: exoplanets come in a large range of sizes and masses, and therefore surface gravities. Atmospheres can be thick layers, or absent. ... More


Priscilla Fairfield Bok (1896–1975)

Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

in The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198844419
eISBN:
9780191879951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844419.003.0026
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter focuses on the work and life of the marriage formed by Priscilla Fairfield Bok and her husband, Bart Bok, both astronomers.


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