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Neutron star magnetic fields: not so turbulent?

New findings could help advance understanding of matter at extreme densities
Tue, 2014-05-06 10:54

Neutron stars, the extraordinarily dense stellar bodies created when massive stars collapse, are known to host the strongest magnetic fields in the universe -- as much as a billion times more powerful than any man-made electromagnet. But some neutron stars are much more strongly magnetized than others, and this disparity has long puzzled astrophysicists.

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