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Surprise Neutron Star Suggests Black Holes Are Hard to Make

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Science  11 Nov 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5750, pp. 956-957
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5750.956a

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Black holes may be harder to create than previously believed, according to an unexpected discovery made with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

  • *Govert Schilling is an astronomy writer in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.