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Starquakes by Zang Grey

 The starquake is a phenomenon that can occurs in a any star even our sun.

The neutron starquake is by far the coolest of all exogeological events. Basically mountains forms on  the surfaces collapse through the surface and go boom.  (That's starquakes.)

Magnetars channel this energy through their magnetic fields making the burst more pronounced. (A magnetar is a type of neutron star with very powerful magnetic field, the weakening of which powers the emission of high-energy gamma rays.)

How did we first find them? They were first detected in 1967 by the Vela satellites built for monitoring compliance with the 1963 Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

 The Velas were looking for gamma ray emissions indicative of Nuclear bombs going off.

At first the Gamma Ray Burst indicated to these satellite that the U.S. and the USSR were in a full-scale nuclear war. I blamed Castro.

Anyway scientist eventually sought out other source for these Gamma Ray Bursts.

 Neutron star are as dense as the groom who thinks he's marrying a virgin he met at the playboy mansion. ( A tablespoon of this material would weigh about 30 million tons on Earth.)

Lord M claims crust changes may be a way to detect graviton waves.

 Today it is well known that most GRB are from Super Nova. (Neutron starquake also give off GRB but are less often seen because Super Nova emmisions can be billons of galaxies away and still detected.)

A neutron star is a remnant of a star once several times more massive than the sun. Its about 1.4 solar masses of material crammed into a sphere only about 12 miles across.

Everyone has heard of that the Schwarzschild radius equals the Gravitational constant times the mass of object divided by the speed of light in a vacuum squared. Which tells the radius of a Black hole.

But neutrons stars have a larger radius. They first obey Chandrasekhar limit and become dwarf star then explode and sometimes follow the Akmalpandharipanderavenhall state radius.

Look I think Indian physicists are brilliant but maybe you guys could go by a nick name. 

Zang Grey