Neutron Stars, Black Holes and Binary X-Ray Sources [E-Book] / edited by Herbert Gursky, Remo Ruffini.
Gursky, Herbert, (editor)
Ruffini, Remo, (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1975
XII, 444 p. online resource.
Astrophysics and Space Science Library, A Series of Books on the Recent Developments of Space Science and of General Geophysics and Astrophysics Published in Connection with the Journal Space Science Reviews ; 48
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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.