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Neutron Stars are some of the strangest things in the Universe. Not quite massive enough to become black holes they
are basically atoms as big as mountains with properties so extreme it's mind-blowing. And if you get too close to a neutron star you are in big trouble…

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Atoms As Big As Mountains – Neutron Stars Explained

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