Predetonation Lifetime and Mass of Supernovae from Density-Wave Theory of Galaxies

@inproceedings{Moore1973PredetonationLA,
  title={Predetonation Lifetime and Mass of Supernovae from Density-Wave Theory of Galaxies},
  author={Elliott Paul Moore},
  year={1973}
}
Stars in a normal spiral galaxy are formed in a shock front on the inner edge of a spiral arm according to nonlinear density-wave theory, then drift across the arm as they age. Over half of the 19 supernovae measured occur at the innermost edge of a spiral arm, implying a lffetime of less than five million years and mass greater than 35 solar masses. Key words: supernovae - density-waves in galaxies 

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