View Full Version : Different Supernovae; Different Neutron Stars

2011-Nov-13, 05:50 PM
Astronomers have recognized various ways that stars can collapse to undergo a supernova. In one situation, an iron core collapses. The second involves a lower mass star with oxygen, neon, and magnesium in the core which suddenly captures electrons when the conditions are just right, removing them as a support mechanism and causing the star [...]

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