Accreting Neutron Star (image) Michigan State University Share Print E-Mail Caption Neutron star accreting matter from a red giant star. The red giant (on the upper right) is expanding and dumping material onto the neutron star. This material forms a disk and then finally falls to the neutron star surface. Credit Tony Piro, U.C. Berkeley Usage Restrictions Please give credit to Tony Piro in all uses of this image. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.