From White Dwarfs to Black Holes
The Legacy of S. Chandrasekhar
254 pages

3 halftones

6 x 9

© 1999
Contents
Preface
1. Stars: Their Structure and Evolution
G. Srinivasan
2. Neutron Stars Before 1967 and My Debt to Chandra
E. E. Salpeter
3. The StellarDynamical Oeuvre
James Binney
4. Radiative Transfer
George B. Rybicki
5. The Negative Ion of Hydrogen
A. R. P. Rau
6. S. Chandrasekhar and Magnetohydrodynamics
E. N. Parker
7. The Virial Method and the Classical Ellipsoids
Norman R. Lebovitz
8. Making the Transition from Newton to Einstein: Chandrasekhar's Work on the PostNewtonian Approximation and Radiation Reaction
Bernard F. Schutz
9. Stability Theory of Relativistic Stars
John L. Friedman
10. Chandrasekhar, Black Holes, and Singularities
Roger Penrose
11. Chandra and His Students at Yerkes Observatory
Donald E. Osterbrock
Contributors
1. Stars: Their Structure and Evolution
G. Srinivasan
2. Neutron Stars Before 1967 and My Debt to Chandra
E. E. Salpeter
3. The StellarDynamical Oeuvre
James Binney
4. Radiative Transfer
George B. Rybicki
5. The Negative Ion of Hydrogen
A. R. P. Rau
6. S. Chandrasekhar and Magnetohydrodynamics
E. N. Parker
7. The Virial Method and the Classical Ellipsoids
Norman R. Lebovitz
8. Making the Transition from Newton to Einstein: Chandrasekhar's Work on the PostNewtonian Approximation and Radiation Reaction
Bernard F. Schutz
9. Stability Theory of Relativistic Stars
John L. Friedman
10. Chandrasekhar, Black Holes, and Singularities
Roger Penrose
11. Chandra and His Students at Yerkes Observatory
Donald E. Osterbrock
Contributors
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