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White Dwarf Cooling


tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Characteristic ages are not correct for MSPs
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   White dwarfs cool steadily with time
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   For binary MSPs use cooling models to estimate ages
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Ages are few years
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Implies timescale for field decay is long

Figure 52:

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