66: Inscrutable Neutrons & Perplexing Pulsars

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Things we talked about in this episode:

Neutron stars and pulsars

Videos on neutron stars from Kurzgesagt: video 1, video 2

Most precise pulsar, more stable than an Atomic clock

The Crab Nebula pulsar

Video on the Supernova of 1054

P-dot disgram

The Ideal Gas Law

Equations of state

LIGO

Gravitational wave evidence for neutron star mergers

Veritasium video on neutron star mergers

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