Good books on white dwarf

  1. Hi fellas, I have taken white dwarf stars as my undergrad thesis choice, so I need some suggestion on good books on dwarf. please suggest me books for both reading and for some mathematical derivations regarding the white dwarf
     
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  3. Simon Bridge

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    You'll want a book that covers dense stars like:
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9783527617661

    I'd also suggest picking one or more representative white dwarf stars and concentrate on them, you thesis will thus be more focussed.
     
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  4. thanks
     
  5. You may also find Dr. Jay Holberg's book Sirius: The Brightest Diamond in the Night Sky of value. He's an expert on white dwarfs, and the Sirius system has the nearest white dwarf of all--although it was not the first one to be found, contrary to what you'll read in a lot of places.
     
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