Podcaster: Tony Darnell
Title: Black Dwarf Supernovae at the End of the Universe
Organization: Deep Astronomy
Link : https://deepastronomy.space
We know that white dwarf stars are the stellar remnants of the death of a star roughly the size of our Sun. These stars are embers that slowly cool over eons into black dwarfs. The time required for this to happen is so long that most of the universe will be gone by then. But then, according to Dr. Matt Caplan, these black dwarfs can explode into fiery supernovae long after the universe has gone dark. How is this possible? Please join Tony Darnell as he discusses the end of all things with Dr. Matt Caplan. Dr. Caplan’s Website: http://www.phy.ilstu.edu/~mcaplan/#about Black Dwarf Supernova paper on arXiv.org: https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.02296
Bio: Tony Darnell is the owner of Deep Astronomy website and a host for the same hangout channel in Youtube. He has worked in the field of astronomy all my life, his first job was at a school district planetarium in Boulder, Colorado. With the exception of a stint in the Army in the 1980’s he heas worked in many aspects of astronomical research.
Most of his time has been spent writing software to retrieve, process and analyze data taken from telescopes. He has worked with data from some of the world’s largest ground-based and space-based telescopes: from the four meter Blanco telescope in Chile to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Astronomy education has always been his passion and he has written articles for DeepAstronomy.space website and produce astronomy videos for YouTube on the DeepAstronomy channel.
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