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- adjective Attributive form of
neutron star, noun.
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Radio astronomer Alex Wolszczan, who discovered the first neutron-star solar system in 1992, calls the Upsilon findings "historic," a confirmation that the variety of planetary systems is more impressive than anyone could have imagined.
Learning enough about the physics of neutron-star mergers and supernovae to have that timing dead-nuts on is going to be a big part of the trick.
One cubic centimetre of neutron-star matter of which the pulsars consist, weighs millions of tons!