Verification Study of Buoyancy-Driven Turbulent Nuclear Combustion

Description 
uoyancy-driven turbulent nuclear combustion determines the rate of nuclear burning during the deflagration phase (i.e., the ordinary nuclear flame phase) of Type Ia supernovae, and hence the amount of nuclear energy released during this phase. It therefore determines the amount the white dwarf str expands prior to initiation of a detonation wave, and so the amount of radioactive nickel and thus the peak luminosity of the explosion.
Duration 
00:02:51
Video ID 
http://youtu.be/5NO6FSi1Lu0
Credit 
Argonne National Laboratory
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