Space & Astronomy
Super-massive neutron star discovered
By T.K. Randall
October 31, 2010 · 10 comments
Image Credit: Bill Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF
Astronomers have discovered a super-massive neutron star with an incredibly high density.
The neutron star is twice the mass of the Sun but is smaller in size than the Earth, this means that only a thimbleful of material would weigh as much as 500 million tons.
The discovery of a super massive neutron star has thrown our understanding of stellar evolution into turmoil.
Source: Universe Today
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