Neutron stars: Cosmic laboratories for matter under extreme conditions
1 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
2 INFN, Sezione di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Published online: 11 May 2016
The true nature and the internal constitution of the compact stars known as neutron stars (NSs) is one of the most fascinating enigma in modern astrophysics. We discuss some of the present models for the internal structure of NSs and the connection with the properties of ultra dense hadronic matter. In particular, we discuss the role of strangeness on the equation of state and the implications of the measurement of 2 solar mass NSs in PSR J1614-2230 and PSR J0348+0432.
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