Case Study: S.Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar - black holes and x-ray telescopes.

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Quiz:

S. Chandrasekhar

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Q1.In which country was Chandra born?

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Q2.Which option best describes Chandra's most significant discovery?

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Q3.The order of the stages of a star's life that ends in a neutron star is...

nebula

red supergiant

protostar

supernova

main sequence

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Q4.An X-ray observatory must be placed in orbit above the Earth because....

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Q5.It is worthwhile to observe astronomical events in the X-ray region of the spectrum because...

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Q6.The Sun's mass is 2.0 x 10³⁰kg. The Chandrasekhar limit in solar masses is 1.4. Calculate the Chandrasekhar limit in kg.

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Quiz:

S. Chandrasekhar

This quiz will test your understanding of the topic in the lesson, and prior knowledge from earlier in this topic.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.In which country was Chandra born?

1/6

Q2.Which option best describes Chandra's most significant discovery?

2/6

Q3.The order of the stages of a star's life that ends in a neutron star is...

nebula

red supergiant

protostar

supernova

main sequence

3/6

Q4.An X-ray observatory must be placed in orbit above the Earth because....

4/6

Q5.It is worthwhile to observe astronomical events in the X-ray region of the spectrum because...

5/6

Q6.The Sun's mass is 2.0 x 10³⁰kg. The Chandrasekhar limit in solar masses is 1.4. Calculate the Chandrasekhar limit in kg.

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