gravitational collapse

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the implosion of a star resulting from its own gravity

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The idea that a gaseous mass can undergo gravitational collapse ([9,11-13], [14, see Eq.
Further west of Kalabagh Hills Fault, a steeply west dipping normal fault named as Kuch Tender Fault appears on the cross-section that is attributed to gravitational collapse of the hanging wall of the Kalabagh Hills Fault.
A gravitational collapse during a latest stage of the Andean uplift and folding process could be assumed.
One theory is that they are formed from the gravitational collapse of an ensemble of small clouds into a larger one.
[11] showed the absence of horizons in nonadiabatic gravitational collapse. Studies of this type motivated the Lie symmetry analysis of heat conducting fluids by Msomi et al.
Practically all of our galaxy's 200 to 400 billion stars, including the sun, were born through the gravitational collapse of diffuse clouds of dust and gas sprinkled across the Milky Way by previous generations of long-dead stars.
Much theoretical effort has gone in to understanding the gravitational collapse of protostar but the question of gravitational instability of partially-ionized gaseous medium in the presence of radiative heat-loss function is of particular interest in cosmogony.
Papers address high-mass star formation by gravitational collapse of massive cores, the binarity of Eta Carinae, metallicity-dependent Wolf-Rayet winds, and an overview of cosmic infrared background and Population III, among other topics.
A growing number of researchers are working on the idea that some Type II supernovae--which are caused by the gravitational collapse of giant stars with iron cores--may have a role as gauges of cosmic distance.
Because [Albert] Einstein's general theory of relativity does not choose a time orientation, if a black hole can form from the gravitational collapse of matter through an event horizon in the future, then the reverse process is also possible.
Goldwirth D, Piran T (1987) Gravitational collapse of massless scalar field and cosmic censorship.
Gravitational collapse and spacetime singularities.
As a proto-star emits energy, gravitational collapse ensues, raising the temperature of the object.
However, the possibility of giant tsunamis from the catastrophic gravitational collapse of islands is of real concern for major cities surrounding the ocean basins.
I expect this shield will make me look more like Ena Sharples than Kim Basinger but if my teeth are white it may detract from the impending gravitational collapse of the rest of my body.