• Gravity Defied From Potato Asteroids to Magnetised Neutron Stars 2. The Failed Stars

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      Hydrostatic equilibrium, degeneracy pressure, Jovian planet, brown dwarf.

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      Gravitation, the universal attractive force, acts upon all matter(and radiation) relentlessly. Stable extended structurescan exist only when gravity is held off by other forces of nature.This series of articles explores this interplay, looking atobjects that just missed being stars in this particular installment.

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