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Carbon atmosphere discovered on young neutron star
A neutron star discovered with a carbon atmosphere is the youngest yet known in our galaxy, according to new research led by a University of Southampton scientist.
Dr Wynn Ho, of the University's School of Mathematics, investigated the remnant of the supernova Cassiopeia A. Scientists have puzzled over the nature of the remnant since its discovery at the centre of the supernova - or exploded star - in 1999.


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Discovery by astrophysicists to reveal size of neutron star
An international team of astrophysicists, led by Sudip Bhattacharyya from the city-based Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), have made a discovery using 'thermonuclear burst' to reveal the true size of Neutron stars.

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