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Neutron Stars Could Test Quantum Effect

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Science  20 May 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5725, pp. 1103
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5725.1103b

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In the 29 April issue of Physical Review Letters, physicists argue that a peculiar star system might provide an unprecedented chance to test the prediction that in a strong magnetic field, the vacuum of space might behave like a crystal.