written by mindy weisberger, on january 4th, 2022

what: a star that expels material with forces stronger than 1 billion suns

when: study published december 22nd, 2021

who/where: study lead author alberto j. castro-tirado, a research professor with the institute for astrophysics of andalucĂ­a at the spanish research council

victor reglero, director of uv’s image processing laboratory

interesting fact: if a marshmallow were to hit a neutron star, it would hit with the force of 1,000 hydrogen bombs, because of the gravitational pull that neutron stars have.

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