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The collapsar model

  1. Dec 7, 2003 #1
    ive just read about it in the astronomy magazine but does anyone know more in depth about it?
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 7, 2003 #2
    Collapsar Model

    Looks pretty sound to me.
    http://www.aas.org/publications/baas/v34n2/aas200/414.htm [Broken]

    The theory explains how those "high energy jets" seen in Hubble photos of collapsed stars function.
    Last edited by a moderator: May 1, 2017
  4. Dec 8, 2003 #3
    The collapsar model explains the GRB like an explossion of a very massive star, a hypernova. The other explanation for GRB is the collission of two neutron stars
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