April 16th, 2009 | brainjuice
- Star crust is 10 billion times stronger than steel – space – 14 April 2009 – New Scientist
"The crust of neutron stars is 10 billion times stronger than steel, according to new simulations. That makes the surface of these ultra-dense stars tough enough to support long-lived bulges that could produce gravitational waves detectable by experiments on Earth."
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