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Accretion-Induced Collapse of Neutron Stars in the Disks of Active Galactic Nuclei

30 Aug 2021, 16:00 UTC
Accretion-Induced Collapse of Neutron Stars in the Disks of Active Galactic Nuclei
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Rosalba Perna et al 2021 ApJ 915 10
Rapid accretion in the dense disks around active galactic nuclei can cause neutron stars to grow to the point of exceeding the maximum mass allowed by their equation of state, leading to their collapse into black holes.

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