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What is the reason the Jovian planets are in descending order of size?
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Since the initial formation of the solar system and after the initial mass formation of each of the planets let's see what what we can derive from the laws of physics. Any mass that could further ...

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Why do medium stars collapse to form supernovae while big stars collapse to form black holes?
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There are 2 main kinds of supernova. The kind you are referring to is a type 2 supernova. There are also type 1a, type 1b, and type 1c supernova. Type 1a supernova are not caused by the implosion ...

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What is the difference between a neutron star and a white dwarf?
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Please see this article that describes the Chandrasekhar limit. Any star remnant more massive than the Chandrasekhar limit, 1.4x sun mass, will become neutron star or black hole. Otherwise it will ...

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