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Podcast: Neutron Stars and their Exotic Cousins

Article written: 28 May , 2007
Updated: 26 Dec , 2015
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Astronomers are always trying to get their hands on bigger and more powerful telescopes. But the most powerful telescopes in the Huge stars become black holes, and small stars become white dwarfs. But medium-sized stars can become neutron stars; exotic objects that overcome the nuclear force holding protons and electrons apart. What was once the size of a star is compressed down to only a few dozen kilometres across.

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