Vela Pulsar

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…

1 year ago

The Vela Pulsar as a Spirograph

I loved my Spirograph when I was young, and obviously Eric Charles, a physicist with the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope…

8 years ago

New Movie of a Neutron Star Looks Eerily Like the Phantom of the Opera

This incredible new movie of the Vela pulsar has the unnerving appearance of the Phantom of the Opera – wearing…

8 years ago