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Charles Q. Choi, Space.com Contributor: The crusts of neutron stars — cosmic cousins of black holes — possess a weird form of matter known as 'nuclear pasta.' Caption: An artist's impression of a neutron star. The cosmic object's 'nuclear pasta' would be located between the crust and the outer core of the neutron star. Credit: NASA/Dana Berry

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from Ars Technica

A neutron star that's a fast particle accelerator may lie at the heart of the Crab Nebula

A neutron star that's a fast particle accelerator may lie at the heart of the Crab Nebula. The library hosts several telescope programs throughout the year. Come gaze through our Dobsonian reflector the next time we're out!

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Inside a #NeutronStar.   the source : http://www.space.com/22078-inside-neutron-stars-graphic.html
from Visualoop

Science and Technology Infographics - July 2013

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A magnetar, a type of neutron star with an extremely powerful magnetic field - Culture's Ways

Identity of Puzzling Star Revealed Credit: NASA/CXC/Southampton/W.Ho;NASA/CXC/M.Weiss A Chandra X-ray Observatory image of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A, with an artist's impression of the neutron star at the center of the remnant. The discovery of a carbon atmosphere on this neutron star resolves a ten-year old mystery surrounding this object.

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Neutron Stars With Astrophysicist Victoria Kaspi - What She Said Tech Tuesdays Feb 23rd by What She Said! on SoundCloud