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Certain stars at the end of their lives are thought to collapse combining their protons and electrons together to form a neutron star. Such a star...

Certain stars at the end of their lives are thought to collapse combining their protons and electrons together to form a neutron star. Such a star could be thought of as a giant atomic nucleus. If a star of mass equal to that of the sun (M = 1.99
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1030 kg) collapsed into neutrons (mn = 1.67
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10
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27 kg), what would be the radius of such a star?

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