Problem: 39. In which one of the following objects does degeneracy pressure play the most important role? (a) a neutron star (b) the Sun (c) a star 10 times as massive as the Sun

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Objects that are highly dense are subjected to degeneracy pressure. 

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39. In which one of the following objects does degeneracy pressure play the most important role? 

(a) a neutron star 

(b) the Sun 

(c) a star 10 times as massive as the Sun

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