does a nuetron star contain only nuetrons and no protons and electrons?

Asked by prakamya | 18th Nov, 2009, 12:56: PM

Expert Answer:

Yes, a neutron star is only made up of neutrons.

The electrons in the atoms are absorbed into the nucleus which converts protons into neutrons. Hence there won't be any electrons or protons left and only neutron,  the name neutron star.

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Answered by  | 18th Nov, 2009, 10:57: PM

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