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The calculation of the maximum mass of 1.44 solar masses for a white dwarf was done by Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar on a ship on the way from India to England to begin graduate study in physics at ...
White noise is noise whose amplitude is constant throughout the audible frequency range. It is fairly easy to produce white noise - it is often produced by a random noise generator in which all ...
Brian Cox describes how stars will eventually turn into black dwarves.
A description of the dispersion and recombination of white light by prisms with some historical detail. You can manipulate virtual prisms in and out of a white beam of light (shown as yellow).
Find out why clouds appear white.
Beginner's information on different types of star from University of Illinois astronomy department. Covers pulsars, supernovae, dwarf stars etc.
Video about the physics of Guinness, from the falling bubbles to why is the head on beers white.
This wave diagram shows how an incident beam of white light is polarised using filters. Includes a thorough description.
This colourful ray diagram shows the dispersion of white light by an equilateral triangle prism according to Snell's law. The angle of incidence and width of beam are variable.
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