The Lowdown on RX J185635-3754

    Table of Contents:
  1. Page 1
  2. Quark Stars?
  3. What is a Neutron Star?
  4. Equations of State
  5. What is a Quark Star?
  6. The Discovery of RX J185635-3754
  7. The Optical Counterpart
  8. The Parallax
  9. The Proper Motion and Origin
  10. The Environment
  11. Not a Pulsar
  12. The Spectral Energy Distribution. I.
  13. The Spectral Energy Distribution. II.
  14. Model Atmospheres. I.
  15. Model Atmospheres. II.
  16. Puzzles
  17. Solid Stars
  18. Friends of RX J1856-3754
  19. Conclusions