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Research project

The densest matter in nature

What is neutron star matter?

NWO Vici 2012 NWO Vici 2012

Neutron stars are among the most extreme objects that exist in Nature. By using X-ray space telescopes and a new innovative instrument that Dr. A. Patruno will build and use with ground based telescopes, he will try to determine what such extreme neutron star matter is and test some specific predictions of Einstein's theory of General Relativity.

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