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The Hidden Member Of Periodic Table: The "Element Zero"

Chemistry has a total of 118 known elements in the periodic table. Most of the elements after atomic number 90 is artificial or man-made elements. The numbering of elements in periodic table is done by the number of protons present in the nucleus of a particular atom. 142 more words

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WHEN STARS "DIE" - PART 2

In WHEN STARS “DIE” – PART 1 ,I talked about white dwarfs. Now the time has come to continue our story about neutron stars.

BEFORE WE START… 817 more words

Astronomy

Pulsar

Radiation from the pulsar PSR B1509-58, a rapidly spinning neutron star, causes nearby gas to glow with X-rays (gold, from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory) and illuminates the rest of the nebula, here seen in infrared (blue and red, from WISE).

Image Credit: NASA

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New clues to an old mystery?

MXB 1730-335, also known as “the rapid burster”, is a neutron star that is located in the Galactic globular cluster Liller 1 and swallows gas from a companion star. 377 more words

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'Alien' radio signals are coming from a neutron star in a galaxy far, far away

Cosmic radio waves which have puzzled astronomers for more than a decade, and even led to speculation that they were made by aliens, are probably produced by a huge neutron star, scientists have said. 531 more words

COSMOLOGY AND ASTOPHYSICS

SGR 1806-20

SGR 1806-20 is a magnetar, which is a particular type of neutron star.

As begets the fourth attention explanation, SGR 1806-20 is twinned with — and the defining or housing power-container of a city. 179 more words

Cosmology

Zooming in on the Very Faint Neutron Star RX J1856.5-3754

This video zooms from a broad view of the spectacular central regions of the Milky Way into the small constellation of Corona Australis. The very faint neutron star RX J1856.5-3754 is among clouds of glowing gas and dark regions of dust.

Video Credit: ESO

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