PBS Space Time

Strange Stars

Season 2 Episode 26 | 9m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Neutron stars are made of a substance known as Neutronium. It was thought that this was the densest form of matter possible but some theoretical physicists believe that at the core of some neutron stars the Neutronium breaks down even further, into quark matter. It may even evolve one step further into “strange matter", the densest and most stable substance in the universe.

Aired: 11/16/16

Rating: NR

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