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neutron star


Does he want the truth of someone in orbit around a neutron star?
Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  a star that has collapsed under its own gravity
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The collapsed core of a massive star remaining after a supernova explosion. Usually, the core will have a mass of 1.4 times that of the Sun and a diameter of about 10 miles. Because matter is compressed so tightly, negatively charged electrons and positively charged protons are forced together. The resulting star consists of a core of superfluid neutrons and superconducting protons encased by a solid crystalline crust.

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Associated words [difficulty]:   neutron star , supernova [8] , neutron [5] , neutrino [8]
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