Neutron Stars Have Mountains That Are Less Than a Millimeter Tall | Gizmodo

647394d77e77d446bf0f7568b7bdbf6c Neutron Stars Have Mountains That Are Less Than a Millimeter Tall | Gizmodo

A team of astrophysicists recently used new models of neutron stars to map the mountains—tiny raised areas—on the stars’ otherwise perfectly spherical structures. They found that the greatest deviations were still extraordinarily small due to the intense gravitational pull, clocking in at less than a millimeter tall.

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