The quantity of rotation of a body, which is the product of its moment of inertia and its angular velocity.
- The reason for the Zeeman effect is that in a magnetic field, the angular momentum quantum state can undergo a displacement from degeneracy.
- It turns out that, both classically and quantum mechanically, there is a close connection between a particle's magnetic moment and its angular momentum.
- An equilibrium rotation rate is eventually reached where the angular momentum shed by emitting gravitational radiation matches the angular momentum being added to the pulsar by its companion star.
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Syllabification: an·gu·lar mo·men·tum
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