When a star heavier than eight times the sun's mass explodes, its core collapses to form a neutron star or a black hole.
What does N stand for?
N stands for Neutron
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of N
- London North (postcode, United Kingdom)
- Mean Motion (astronomy)
- Moles (chemistry)
- Natural Numbers
- Natus (Latin: Born)
- Neutral (automatic transmissions)
Samples in periodicals archive:
They highlight new results and developments in such topics as neutron electric dipole moment searches, neutron optics and interferometry, Standard Model tests using neutron beta decay, neutron facilities, neutron polarimetry, and nucleon-nucleon interactions.
We report progress on an experiment to measure the neutron lifetime using magnetically trapped neutrons.
An invisible, highly energetic flash detected by a spacecraft early this week may have given astronomers their first glimpse of two neutron stars crashing together, forging a black hole at a galaxy's edge.
Key words: beta-decay; magnetic storage; Monte Carlo simulation; neutron lifetime; superconductivity; UCN.