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Title: Limits on Planets Orbiting Massive Stars from Radio Pulsar Timing
Authors: Thorsett, S.E.
Dewey, R.J.
Issue Date: 16-Sep-1993
Citation: USA
Abstract: When a massive star collapses to a neutron star, rapidly losing over half its mass in a symmetric supernova explosiosn, any planets orbiting the star will be unbound. However, to explain the observed space velocity and binary fraction of radio pulsars, an asymmetric kick must be given to the neutron star of birth.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/35943
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