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Pulsars and Neutron Stars
What is the difference between pulsars and neutron stars? If a pulsar is a neutron star, is every neutron star a pulsar?

A pulsar is a neutron star that emits beams of radiation that sweep through Earth's line of sight

Why do we study pulsars?
We study pulsars for the same reason physicists used to study other worthless phenomena, such as why steam expands

Neutron Stars and Pulsars - Introduction
A neutron star is about 20 km in diameter and has the mass of about 1.4 times that of our Sun. This means that a neutron star is so dense