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University of Southampton

Interaction between Superfluid Vortices and the Nuclei that Make up the Pulsar's Crust

Caption: The background shows the Vela supernova remnant at optical wavelengths with location of the Vela pulsar indicated. The inset shows an artist's impression of the pulsar's interior, and the interaction between superfluid vortices and the nuclei that make up the star's crust.

Credit: Credit: CTIO/AURA/NSF

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