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A new technique for calculations of binary stellar evolution, with application to magnetic braking
We present a new computational technique for the study of the evolution of compact binary stellar systems with mass-losing secondaries whose masses can range between approx.0.01 M/sub sun/ and
EVOLUTIONARY SEQUENCES FOR LOW- AND INTERMEDIATE-MASS X-RAY BINARIES
We present the results of a systematic study of the evolution of low- and intermediate-mass X-ray binaries (LMXBs and IMXBs). Using a standard Henyey-type stellar evolution code and a standard model
THE EFFECTS OF BINARY EVOLUTION ON THE DYNAMICS OF CORE COLLAPSE AND NEUTRON STAR KICKS
We systematically examine how the presence in a binary affects the final core structure of a massive star and its consequences for the subsequent supernova explosion. Interactions with a companion
A disintegrating minor planet transiting a white dwarf
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Observations of a white dwarf being transited by at least one, and probably several, disintegrating planetesimals are reported, providing further evidence that the pollution of white dwarfs by heavy elements might originate from disrupted rocky bodies such as asteroids and minor planets.
On the formation and evolution of black hole binaries
We present the results of a systematic study of the formation and evolution of binaries containing black holes and normal-star companions with a wide range of masses. We first reexamine the standard
Mass Transfer Instabilities Due to Angular Momentum Flows in Close Binaries
Le temps de croissance d'une instabilite de transfert de masse dans un systeme binaire serre de faible masse est calcule. La variation du rayon du lobe de Roche due au transfert de masse est aussi
AN EXPLORATION OF THE PARADIGM FOR THE 2¨3 HOUR PERIOD GAP IN CATACLYSMIC VARIABLES
We critically examine the basic paradigm for the origin of the 2¨3 hr period gap in cataclysmic variables (CVs), i.e., binary systems in which a white dwarf accretes from a relatively unevolved,
The evolutionary status of 4U 1820-30
The evolution of an ultracompact binary wherein mass transfer is driven by the emission of gravitational radiation is calculated, emphasizing the systematic study of how the rate of change in orbital
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