What will happen to an isolated neutron star that accumulates more than about 3 solar masses of material?

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    It will split up into several smaller neutron stars.
     It will begin to flash on and off as a pulsar.
     It will overcome the neutron degeneracy in its interior, forming a black hole.
     It will explode in a Type-I supernova.
     It will explode in a Type-II supernova.
asked Sep 20, 2012 in Astronomy by anonymous
    

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It will overcome the neutron degeneracy in its interior, forming a black hole.
answered Sep 22, 2012 by SkyStar ~Expert~ (2,855 points)



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