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Over the following years, the neutron star and its companion appeared to be getting closer together by the distance that would be expected if they were losing energy to gravitational waves.Einstein’s theory of general relativity unveiled a dynamic and bizarre cosmos|Elizabeth Quill|February 3, 2021|Science News
Later, Rutherford demonstrated the transmutation of one element to another and predicted the existence of a new subatomic particle, the neutron.
The different “kinds” of carbon are categorized by how much they weigh — some atoms have more neutrons than others, meaning they quite literally weigh more.Environment Report: How We Know Humans Are Warming the Planet|MacKenzie Elmer|January 4, 2021|Voice of San Diego
That light was 10 times as bright as infrared light seen in previous neutron star mergers.Astronomers spotted colliding neutron stars that may have formed a magnetar|Lisa Grossman|December 1, 2020|Science News
Researchers compared rubidium atoms of two different isotopes, atoms that contain different numbers of neutrons in their nuclei.Galileo’s famous gravity experiment holds up, even with individual atoms|Emily Conover|October 28, 2020|Science News
Deuterium is an isotope of hydrogen containing a proton and neutron in its nucleus, while normal hydrogen has only a proton.
You have the atom, which has the neutron, the electron, the proton.
While every neutron star has an intense magnetic field, the ones known as magnetars are exceptional.
For that reason, such objects are called pulsars, and they have provided our best data about neutron stars.
The pulses are from a beam of light produced by the intense magnetic field, which sweeps across Earth as the neutron star rotates.
The actual limit is when the star has reached the density of a neutron, and this star hasn't collapsed that far by a long shot.Islands of Space|John W Campbell
A neutron moderator slows down the neutrons and thus makes them more likely to activate the calcium in the bones.The Atomic Fingerprint|Bernard Keisch
Each extra neutron produces two and your production rate soars geometrically towards bang.The K-Factor|Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
The handcuffs fell from the "prisoner's" wrists; he jerked a neutron-disruption blaster from under his jacket.
As he watched, the air around it fairly sizzled blue with the rays of neutron disruption blasters, and then it blew apart.