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He Limit Beyond Which Stars Suffer Internal Collapse is Called - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge

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The limit beyond which stars suffer internal collapse is called

Options

  • Chandrasekher limit 

  • Eddington limit

  • Hoyle limit

  • Fowler limit

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Solution

Chandrasekher limit

Explanation:
The greatest mass a white dwarf star can have before it goes supernova is called the Chandrasekhar limit, after astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar,  who worked it out in the 1930s.

Concept: General Science (Entrance Exam)
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