Neutron Stars

The Milky Way is Surrounded by a Vast Graveyard of Dead Stars

Astronomers have mapped the location of the Milky Way's black holes and neutron stars.

5 days ago

Gravitational Waves Will Give Astronomers a new way to Look Inside Neutron Stars

Astronomers can use gravitational wave data to study the interiors of neutron stars, thanks to new gravitational wave models.

2 months ago

Astronomers Were Fortunate Enough to Catch a Neutron Star Merging With Another Star

A team of astronomers have followed the evolution of a short duration gamma ray burst, one of the most intense…

2 months ago

A Black Hole can Tear a Neutron Star Apart in Less Than 2 Seconds

An international team has simulated what happens when a black hole and neutron star merge, and the results were pretty

2 months ago

A Rare Repeating Fast Radio Burst Gives Astronomers a Chance to Study These Mysterious Objects

An international team has come up with a new explanation for Fast Radio Bursts based on their study of a…

4 months ago

A Pulsar has Been Found Turning so Slowly Astronomers Didn't Even Think it was Possible: Once Every 76 Seconds

Using the MeerKAT array, an international team of astronomers has detected a new class of radio-emitting neutron star!

4 months ago

Neutron Stars Could be the Best way to Measure Dark Energy

Neutron star collisions might be able to prove that dark energy is just an illusion.

7 months ago

Twin Stars Prove Einstein at Least 99.99% Right

A 16-year study by an international team of astronomers has confirmed Einstein's Theory of General Relativity and witnessed some predicted…

10 months ago

NASA Launches a New X-ray Observatory

A new mission has launched to study some the most intriguing secrets of the universe. No, not THAT spacecraft (JWST…

10 months ago

Neutron Stars Have Mountains, They’re Just a Fraction of a Millimeter High

The universe has some very extreme places in it - and there are few places more extreme than the surface…

1 year ago