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By S. Chandrasekhar

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This important e-book offers chosen papers of S Chandrasekhar, co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1983 and a systematic gigantic popular for his prolific and enormous contributions to astrophysics, physics and utilized arithmetic. The reader will locate right here such a lot of Chandrasekhar's articles that resulted in significant advancements in quite a few components of physics and astrophysics. There also are articles of a well-liked and historic nature, in addition to a few hitherto unpublished fabric in line with Chandrasekhar's talks at meetings. each one part of the ebook includes annotations by means of the editor.

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L), £ a is the ffi-component of the Lagrangian displacement i — (£o, £*>, £*) in a cylindrical system of coordinates (n, where 5p(a)=i-^-(p^)+(^+FN)px.

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