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Adam Lowe

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Asked by Audrey · 2 years ago

Is there a balance between pressure and gravity in main-sequence Stars, white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes?

Great question, one that had scientists baffled for years. Problem was that they assumed it was a balance of gravity and energy released in fusion that kept a star burning however when you calculate the life span our sun should of burnt out thousands of years ago so something is not quite right. The solution came from quantum mechanics and the Pauli Exclusion Principle (PEP) which states “no two... more

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Adam Lowe

Enthusiastic physics and maths tutor, recently graduated

44Students helped
1Questions answered
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