Archive for November 16, 2020

A Remnant Problem

Posted in Cute Problems, The Universe and Stuff with tags , , , on November 16, 2020 by telescoper

 

I haven’t posted any physics problems for a while so here’s  a quickie involving dimensional analysis. You have to assume that the supernova remnant mentioned in the question is roughly spherical, like the one shown above (SNR 0500-67.5):

As usual, answers and comments through the box below please!

Click on the `continue reading’ thing if you would like to see my worked solution:

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