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Ep. 57 - Black Holes & Neutron Stars ft. Abbie Stevens, PhD Abstract: The Future of Science

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Abbie Stevens is an energetic, friendly and curious postdoctoral fellow in Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. She studies black holes and neutron stars by looking at X-ray light coming from stars they're gobbling up!

Tune in for answers to questions like...
How do binary systems form?
What is the process of stellar evolution?
What are the different types of black holes and where do we find them?
How do stars die and what kind of remnants do they leave behind?
and many more!

Topics & Concepts
Stellar Mass
Stunning Supernovae
Beautious Black Holes
Neutron Stars
Compact Objects
Cosmic Waterfalls
Optical Depth (Density)
Accretion Physics
Supermassive Black Holes
X-ray Binaries
Pulsars & Precise Periodic Pulsations
4U 1543-47
Outburst
Spicy Plasma Physics
Black Hole Jets

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Resources
PBS Nova (https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/)
Crash Course: Astronomy (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtPAJr1ysd5yGIyiSFuh0mIL)

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Abbie Stevens is an energetic, friendly and curious postdoctoral fellow in Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. She studies black holes and neutron stars by looking at X-ray light coming from stars they're gobbling up!

Tune in for answers to questions like...
How do binary systems form?
What is the process of stellar evolution?
What are the different types of black holes and where do we find them?
How do stars die and what kind of remnants do they leave behind?
and many more!

Topics & Concepts
Stellar Mass
Stunning Supernovae
Beautious Black Holes
Neutron Stars
Compact Objects
Cosmic Waterfalls
Optical Depth (Density)
Accretion Physics
Supermassive Black Holes
X-ray Binaries
Pulsars & Precise Periodic Pulsations
4U 1543-47
Outburst
Spicy Plasma Physics
Black Hole Jets

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Resources
PBS Nova (https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/)
Crash Course: Astronomy (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtPAJr1ysd5yGIyiSFuh0mIL)

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Does free will exist? Maybe. Regardless, please share your cherished feedback with me at abstractcast@gmail.com!

Liking the show? Drop us a juicy 5-star rating or a written review on Apple Podcasts!

Support the show by Following & Subscribing on: Spotify, Facebook, Instagram & Twitter

Episode Cover Art by the very talented Eva Goblot.


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/abstractcast/message

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