TIL that one teaspoon full of neutron star material weighs over 6 BILLION tons.

Read more: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/news/casa2011.html

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  1. This sort of depiction never works for me, because it would be a bit like saying “a spoonful of the sun” or “spoonful of the sun’s core” to be more exact.

    Yeah a neutron star is a bit… more like a solid substance than the sun, but that’s only because of the gravity keeping it together.

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