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  1. #1 Star within a star 
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    I found this article interesting, astronomers have discovered a red giant in the Small Magellanic Cloud that seems likely to have a neutron star inside it.

    Bizarre Star Could Host a Neutron Star in Its Core - Scientific American


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    That does not seem so odd.


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    Yes it is interesting.
    Kip Thorne's 1975 paper on it if anybody wants to read it.
    Red giants and supergiants with degenerate neutron cores
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