William Paterson University
Jason Kendall is adjunct instructor of Astronomy at William Paterson University.
Jason is teaching one section of General Astronomy in the Fall of 2019:
Online Introductory Astronomy ClassCRN: 44146, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and laboratory activities.
Module 7: Stellar Corpses: White Dwarfs and Neutron StarsVideos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Supplement the videos with reading from "OpenStax Astronomy"
Astronomy Lesson 07_04: Pulsars, X-ray Binaries and Kilonovas
Neutron stars make themselves known by their spin. They create a huge magnetic dynamo that powers the emissions seen in X-rays and gamma-rays. They can also do similar thing like we saw with novae, but with much more extreme results.
- Neutron Stars
- Conservation of Angular Momentum
- Jocelyn Bell Burnell
- Nuclear pasta may offer insight into strange world of neutron stars
- Nuclear Pasta in Neutron Stars
- Astromaterial Science and Nuclear Pasta
- The Crab Pulsar
- Hubble's View of the Crab Pulsar
- Space Movie Reveals Shocking Secrets of the Crab Pulsar
- Vela Pulsar Jet: New Chandra Movie Features Neutron Star Action
- Vela Pulsar
- New Chandra Movie Features Neutron Star Action
- X-ray burster
|07_01: White Dwarf Stars|
|07_02: Novae and Supernovae Type Ia|
|07_03: Neutron Stars|
|07_04: Pulsars, X-ray Binaries and Kilonovas|