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Stellar collapse


tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Failure of central energy supply
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Gravitational collapse
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Nature depends on mass

Core mass:
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   1.9 - 2.5 M neutron star (type II)
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   < 1.9 M no remnant (type Ia)
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   > 2.5 M black hole (type II)

tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Core collapse causes neutrino emission
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Core bounce causes explosion
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Few hours delay between neutrinos and light

Jon Bell
Thu Dec 19 15:15:11 GMT 1996