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  1. #1 Chandra’s End State For Degenerate Stars 
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    On overview of Chandrasekhar's derivation for the mass limit of White Dwarfs can be found here: (suitable for astrophysics undergrads)

    http://carinaemajoris.wordpress.com/...enerate-stars/

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    Journal References:

    Chandrasekhar, S. (1931) The Density of White Dwarf Stars. Philosophical Magazine, 11 (7) pp. 592–596.

    Chandrasekhar, S. (1931) The Maximum Mass Of Ideal White Dwarfs. The Astrophysical Journal, 74 (1) pp.81-82.

    Chandrasekhar, S. (1935) The Highly Collapsed Configurations Of A Stellar Mass. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 95 pp. 207-225.

    Eddington, Sir A.S. (1935) On Relativistic Degeneracy. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 95 pp.194–206.

    Heger, A.; Fryer, C.L; Woosley, S.E; Langer, N & Hartmann, D.H. (2003) How Massive Single Stars End Their Life. The Astrophysical Journal 591, (1) pp. 288–300.


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