A quark-nova is the theorized violent explosion resulting from the conversion of a neutron star to a quark star. Analogous to a supernova heralding the birth of a neutron star, a quark nova signals the creation of a quark star. The concept of quark-novae was suggested by Dr. Rachid Ouyed (University of Calgary, Canada) and Drs. Dey and Dey (Calcut...
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