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Do exotic matter stars exist

  1. Apr 9, 2007 #1


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    Last edited: Apr 9, 2007
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  3. Apr 10, 2007 #2


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    A variety of effects appear to conspire to prevent the formation of quark stars. It casts doubts on the ability to form stellar mass black holes from core collapse events. I suspect SM black holes can only form from inspiraling binary neutron stars. This is a fairly rare event and would nicely explain why so few candidates are apparent.
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