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WDWestern Digital (storge solutions)
WDWorking Draft
WDWheel Drive
WDWood
WDWestern Economic Diversification Canada (Canada)
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WDWatford (UK postal Code)
WDWeb Developer
WDWell Done (net games)
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WDWiring Diagram
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WDWeb Directory
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WDWorking Day
WDWinn Dixie (grocery store chain)
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WDWithout Doubt
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WDWestern Division
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WDWilson Disease
WDWorking Dog
WDWatership Down (novel)
WDWebster's Dictionary
WDWater Division
WDWater Deficit (agriculture)
WDWoody Debris
WDWhirling Disease (Rainbow Trout disease)
WDWide Differential (SCSI)
WDWeibull Distribution
WDWhen Discovered (Nalcomis)
WDWeapons Director
WDWeapon Data
WDWet Dock (DD3)
WDWrist-Disarticulation (amputation)
WDWireless Directive (US DoD)
WDWestminster Dragoons (UK Territorial Army)
WDWafer Defect(s)
WDWord Displacement
WDWeak Dipole
WDWorld Devastator (Star Wars)
WDWarm Dielectric (high temperature superconducting cables)
WDWestern Economic Development Canada
WDWet/Dry Index
WDWDS Processing (Tartar Module)
WDWord Disparity
WDWorld Domination Recordings (Capitol Records)
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In the August 18th Science, Stephane Vennes (Czech Academy of Sciences) and an international group of astronomers describes the discovery of LP 40-365, a white dwarf that might be the remnant of such an explosion.
Because the mass of the white dwarf is also not changing, a decrease in radius leads to an increase in velocity.
After identifying Stein 2051 B and mapping the background star field, the researchers used Hubbles Wide Field Camera 3 to observe the white dwarf seven different times over a two-year period as it moved past the selected background star.
Because of their extremely close proximity, the white dwarf easily is able to slurp mass from its low-mass companion.
It could work," he says, "but I doubt it would leave a low-mass white dwarf.
White dwarfs are the extremely dense end states of stars like our Sun: after their nuclear fuel is exhausted, they collapse from the size of a star (about 1,000,000 miles across) to the size of the Earth (7,000 miles across).
AM CVn stars with a helium-star donor are formed in a similar way, but in this case the giant that causes the common envelope is more massive and produces a helium star rather than a second white dwarf.
69(4) cycles/ day, which we interpret as the white dwarf spin frequency, co.
Mukremin Kilic, who started studying astronomy after watching a solar eclipse, says that white dwarfs can help scientists determine the age of one part of the galaxy.
Dr Metcalfe said: "We figured out that the carbon interior of this white dwarf has solidified to form the galaxy's largest diamond.
com/early-detection-type-ia-supernovae-finds-white-dwarfs-companion-star-2578581) Type Ia supernova occurs in a binary star system which has a white dwarf and a companion star.