General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 235–239 | Cite as

Can red shifts turn blue?

  • Jeffrey M. Cohen
  • Mitchell F. Struble
Research Articles


Red shifts can turn blue and blue shifts can turn red in real astrophysical situations involving magnetic neutron stars. It is also possible for red shifts and blue shifts to be emitted simultaneously from the same object. With this general relativistic effect, the red shift may be arbitrarily large but the blue shift cannot exceed 1/2.


Relativistic Effect Neutron Star Differential Geometry Blue Shift General Relativistic Effect 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey M. Cohen
    • 1
  • Mitchell F. Struble
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia
  2. 2.Department of Astronomy and AstrophysicsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

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