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Researchers tackle inner secrets of neutron stars

New method constrains possible forms of matter

Modelling the magnetic fields of exoplanets

Spectral analysis reveals details of stellar winds and planetary atmospheres

New 3D topological insulator is the nearest to perfection yet

BiSbTeSe2 behaves just how theory says it should

Sun's magnetic field affects frequency of lightning strikes on Earth

Findings could lead to better lightning forecasts

Is dark energy eating dark matter?

Dark-sector interaction could explain universe evolution

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