A radio-pulsing white dwarf binary star

  title={A radio-pulsing white dwarf binary star},
  author={Thomas R. Marsh and Boris T. G{\"a}nsicke and S. H{\"u}mmerich and Franz-josef Hambsch and Klaus Bernhard and Christopher J. Lloyd and Elm{\'e} Breedt and Elizabeth R Stanway and D Steeghs and Steven G. Parsons and Odette Toloza and Matthias R. Schreiber and Peter G. Jonker and Jan van Roestel and Thomas Kupfer and Anna F. Pala and V S Dhillon and Liam K Hardy and Stuart P. Littlefair and Amornrat Aungwerojwit and S. Arjyotha and Detlev Koester and J. Bochiński and Carole A. Haswell and Peter Frank and Peter J. Wheatley},
White dwarfs are compact stars, similar in size to Earth but approximately 200,000 times more massive. Isolated white dwarfs emit most of their power from ultraviolet to near-infrared wavelengths, but when in close orbits with less dense stars, white dwarfs can strip material from their companions and the resulting mass transfer can generate atomic line and X-ray emission, as well as near- and mid-infrared radiation if the white dwarf is magnetic. However, even in binaries, white dwarfs are… Expand
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