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Homework Help: Neutron star critical period

  1. Jul 16, 2008 #1


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    A neutron star cannot spin with less than a certain critical period, or else it will start to lose mass from its equator due to the “centrifugal” force. Estimate this period.
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  3. Jul 16, 2008 #2


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    Definitinely between 8 and 12 years, those are the formative years for healthy growth, and good nutrition during this time is critical.

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  4. Jul 16, 2008 #3


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    No but i d'ont have any idea about astrophysics and i find a problem with the method of the estimation of NS's period during my reading
    P.S we are in summer holidays , i Like know some physical basics of neutron stars and hight energy astrophysics

    excuse me
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