Millisecond Pulsar

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…

6 years ago

An Aging Pulsar has Captured a new Companion, and it’s Spinning back up Again

An international team of scientists, relying on data from XMM-Newton, have discovered a slowly-rotating pulsar that is slowly speeding back…

7 years ago

Messier 28 – The NGC 6626 Globular Cluster

Located in the direction of the Sagittarius Constellation, roughly17,900 light-years from Earth, lies the globular cluster known as Messier 28.

7 years ago

A Pulsar and White Dwarf Dance Together In A Surprising Orbit

The discovery of a millisecond pulsar orbiting a low-mass white dwarf star has astronomers puzzled, mainly because its orbit defies…

8 years ago

Millisecond Pulsar Discovered In Rare Triple Star System

If you’re looking for something truly unique, then check out the cosmic menage aux trois ferreted out by a team…

10 years ago

NASA’s Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer Retires

[/caption] For more than 16 years, 2,200 papers in refereed journals, 92 doctoral theses, and more than 1,000 rapid notifications…

12 years ago