Contracting white dwarf observed for the first time

Moscow, Russia (SPX) Nov 15, 2017 Astrophysicists from MSU (Russia) and his colleagues from Italy and Russian Academy of Sciences have found the first observational evidence for a contracting white dwarf. Constant high spin-up rate of a star of this type, located in an enigmatic binary system, can be easily explained if the white dwarf is contracting, the researchers argue. The discovery is reported in the Monthly Notices of the

Contracting white dwarf observed for the first time

Astrophysicists from MSU (Russia) and colleagues from Italy and Russian Academy of Sciences have found the first observational evidence for a contracting white dwarf. Constant high spin-up rate ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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The case of the shrinking white dwarf

For the first time, astronomers have found observational evidence of a contracting white-dwarf star.

Thu 16 Nov 17 from Astronomy.com

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