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    Magnetars: A missing link

    Astronomers have found evidence suggesting that a rare group of ultradense stars are magnetars–the objects with the strongest magnetic fields known in the universe.

    According to theory, these enormous fields–100 trillion to 1 quadrillion gauss–are generated within ultradense neutron stars. A neutron star's gravity is so strong that it squeezes protons and electrons into a...

    09/17/2002 - 22:15 Astronomy