Short introduction to the physics of neutron stars
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Catania, Dipartimento di Fisica “Ettore Majorana”,University di Catania, Via Santa Sofia 64, I- 95123 Catania, Italy
Published online: 14 January 2020
Here we briefly review several aspects of the physics of neutron stars.In particular, we shortly describe the different types of telescopes employed in their observation, the many astrophysical manifestations of these objects and the measurement of observables such as their masses and radii. A brief summary of their composition, structure equations and equation of state is also presented.
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