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“Black Widow” is the heaviest neutron star after devouring its stellar companion – CNN

Called a neutron star, the dense, crumbling remains of a massive star weigh more than twice the mass of our sun, making it the heaviest neutron star known to date. The object rotates 707 times per second, which also makes it one of the fastest spinning neutron stars in the Milky Way. The neutron star …

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