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Re: [Phys-l] astrophysics question

On 07/02/2008 05:02 AM, Mark Sylvester wrote:
Can a supernova remnant be anything other than a neutron star or a
black hole? In particular, can the remnant be a white dwarf


I *think* the answer is
"obviously not" since the core has already collapsed...

There are different types of supernova. Type Ia does not
involve core collapse.