We investigate neutron star moments of inertia from Bayesian posterior probability distributions of the nuclear equation of state that incorporate information from microscopic many-body theory and empirical data of finite nuclei. We focus on PSR J0737-3039A and predict that for this 1.338 M_sun neutron star the moment of inertia lies in the range $1.04 \times 10^{45}$ g cm$^{2} < I < 1.51 \times 10^{45}$ g cm$^{2}$ at the 95% credibility level, while the most probable value for the moment of inertia is $\tilde I = 1.36 \times 10^{45}$ g cm$^{2}$... (read more)

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