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White dwarfs twinkle like black holes

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Title White dwarfs twinkle like black holes
Period 07 / 2012 - unknown
Status Current
Research number OND1348721
Data Supplier NWO

Abstract

At first sight, white dwarfs and black holes have little in common. But both attract matter and eject jets of gas into space. The researchers will study this similarity to understand the effect of relativity in this important astrophysical process.

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Project leader Dr. E.G. K├Ârding

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