Neutron stars are one of the most extreme and violent things in the universe. Giant atomic nuclei, only a few kilometers in diameter but as
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Scientists discovered that some properties of neutron stars may be influenced not only by their multitude of densely packed neutrons.
First light from gravitational wave source observed. Astronomers across the world photographed the event of the collision between two neutron stars, 130 million light-years away.
Close-up View of Neutron Star Mission’s X-Ray Concentrator Optics.
This illustration compares the size of a neutron star to Manhattan. The crushed core of a star that has exploded as a supernova, a neutron
When the stars are getting old, billions of years old, most of them become a supernova. It is the biggest explosion in the Universe. Supernova
The neutron star (illustration) at the center of the remains of the Cassiopeia A supernova may have a core filled with a strange frictionless fluid,
Astronomers discovered a star that is dragging space-time around with it, proving that Einstein was right again.
A star about 8,500 light-years away from us, spinning so fast that its surface velocity is more than 620,000 mph! It also has a strange
Earth’s Gold came from Space, precisely from colliding Dead Stars. Unlike elements like carbon or iron, gold cannot be created within a star. Instead, it