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Questions in this category have been asked by DC
- What is an X-ray Binary?
- Why do accretion discs form?
- What is a compact object?
- Why is the emission X-ray?
- Can you get non-X-ray emission from accretion disks?
- What do you know about accretion disks?
- Relate T, Mdot, and L.
- Derive the temperature of an accretion disk as a function of radius given M and Mdot.
- What is the Eddington limit?
- How would you calculate the gravitational wave luminosity from a star with a symmetric accretion disc?