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Black Holes

Much to my dismay, despite me having studied Physics all the way through high school and sixth form I have still to this day not had the chance to study Space.  355 more words

Physics

A Neutron Star pours its heart out

Emitting from the belly of a beautiful beast, a Neutron Star (or pulsar), with a mass of about 1.4 times that of the sun, born from the explosive death of another star, spinning as fast as 43,000 times per minute, pours its heart out into the universe… 12 more words

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After a 40 year search, have astronomers finally found a Thorne-Zytkow object?

(The Small Magellanic Cloud, pictured here, is the location of the potential TZO – Photo Credit: ESA/Hubble)

A strange hybrid star, known as a Thorne-Zytkow object (TZO), has for decades simply existed as a theory. 489 more words

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