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Pulsars

Neutron Star Suffers a “Glitch”, Gives Astronomers a Glimpse Into How They Work

What, exactly, is the inside of a neutron star like? A neutron star is what remains after a massive star…

3 months ago

Pulsar Seen Speeding Away From the Supernova That Created it

Recent observations have revealed a pulsar that appears to have been accelerated by the very supernova explosion that created it.

8 months ago

Astronomers are Using NASA’s Deep Space Network to Hunt for Magnetars

Right, magnetars. Perhaps one of the most ferocious beasts to inhabit the cosmos. Loud, unruly, and temperamental, they blast their…

9 months ago

Scientists are Using Artificial Intelligence to See Inside Stars Using Sound Waves

How in the world could you possibly look inside a star? You could break out the scalpels and other tools…

1 year ago

Astronomers Observe a Pulsar 6500 Light-Years From Earth and See Two Separate Flares Coming off its Surface

A team of Canadian astronomers viewed an eclipsing binary pulsar and used the gas as an "interstellar lens" to capture…

1 year ago

Second Fastest Pulsar Spins 42,000 Times a Minute

Thanks to a team of researchers from the Netherlands, who used the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR), the second fastest-spinning pulsar…

2 years ago