neutron matter

neutron matter

[′nü‚trän ‚mad·ər]
(astrophysics)
Degenerate matter such as occurs in neutron stars in which there are 8 to 12 times as many neutrons as protons.
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In particular, it can aid scientists by allowing them to better determine the state of neutron matter, or how much it can be compressed at extremely high densities.
As the neutron stars are devoured," he added, "they spin up and eject cold neutron matter, which decompresses, heats up and make these elements.
The technique of neutron matter wave interferometry is capable of measuring b for solids, liquids, or gases with a relative uncertainty [less than or equal to][10.
But the gravitational pressure at the center of such a collapsed star may be large enough to drive neutron matter into strange matter.