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Fraser
2008-Nov-14, 02:20 PM
Neutron stars are leftovers of massive stars (10-50 times as massive as our Sun) that have collapsed under their own weight. Most are only about 20 km in diameter, but they are so compact that a teaspoon of neutron star stuff would weigh about one hundred million tons. Two other physical properties characterize a neutron [...]

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trinitree88
2008-Nov-14, 05:40 PM
Fraser. The neutrons in the strong field will have shortened half-lives...see:http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2004hep.ph...12134K