Pulsars

Fast Detects 3d Spin-velocity Alignment In A Pulsar

Pulsars—another name for fast-spinning neutron stars—originate from the imploded cores of massive dying stars through supernova explosion.
Related topics: Neutron Stars, Supernova

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Outback Radio Telescope Discovers Dense, Spinning, Dead Star

Astronomers have discovered a pulsar -- a dense and rapidly spinning neutron star sending radio waves into the cosmos -- using a low-frequency radio telescope in outback Australia. The new pulsar is located more than 3,000 light-years from Earth and...
Related topics: Telescopes, Space, Neutron Stars, Scientific Discoveries

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On The Pulse Of Pulsars And Polar Light

Faced with the tragic loss of the Arecibo observatory in Puerto Rico and the often prohibitive cost of satellite missions, astronomers are searching for savvy alternatives to continue answering fundamental questions in physics.
Related topics: Satellites, Space, Physics

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Sunday's Best Deals: Pulsar Heavy-duty Generator, Insignia Massage Chair, Star Wars Action Figures,...

A Pulsar heavy-duty portable dual fuel generator and a sale on Greenworks outdoor power tools lead Sunday’s best deals.Read more...
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Nasa Nicer Discovers X-ray Bursts Coming From The Crab Pulsar

NICER, the Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer, is a NASA telescope that operates from the ISS, and it has made an interesting discovery. NICER has discovered X-ray surges emanating from the Crab Nebula alongside radio bursts from the pulsar....
Related topics: NASA, Space, Neutron Stars, Telescopes, International Space Station, Scientific Discoveries, Nebulas

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Giant Radio Pulses From Pulsars Are Hundreds Of Times More Energetic Than Previously Believed

Scientists using coordinated observations of the Crab pulsar in a number of frequencies, have discovered that the 'giant radio pulses' which it emits include an increase in x-ray emissions in addition to the radio and visible light emissions that...
Related topics: Scientific Discoveries

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Indian Astronomers Probe X-ray Pulsar 2s 1417–624

Using the Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) instrument aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and NASA's Swift spacecraft, astronomers from India have investigated an X-ray pulsar known as 2S 1417–624. Results of the study,...
Related topics: Space, Neutron Stars, International Space Station, NASA, Spacecrafts

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Rolls-royce's New Custom Cars Add A Glowing Pulsar Star To The Ceiling Of The $500,000 Phantom -...

Rolls-Royce Phantom Tempus Collection. Rolls-Royce The Rolls-Royce Tempus Collection celebrates time and space. The cars feature astronomical interior art made from milled aluminum and embroidery. Only 20 examples were made and they're all sold...

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Magnetic Fields Drive Astrophysical Jet Shapes

Outflows of matter are general features stemming from systems powered by compact objects such as black holes, active galactic nuclei, pulsar wind nebulae, accreting objects such as Young Stellar Objects (YSO) and mature stars such as our sun.
Related topics: Black Holes, Sun

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Galaxy-size Gravitational-wave Detector Hints At Exotic Physics

Recent results from a pulsar timing array, which uses dead stars to hunt for gravitational waves, has scientists speculating about cosmic strings and primordial black holes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Related topics: Galaxies, Space, Physics, Black Holes

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Only 31 Magnetars Have Ever Been Discovered. This One Is Extra Strange. It’s Also A Pulsar

Some of the most stunningly powerful objects in the sky aren’t necessarily the prettiest to look at.  But their secrets can allow humanity to glimpse some of the more intricate details of the universe that are exposed in their extreme environs. ...
Related topics: Scientific Discoveries

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Astronomers See A Hint Of The Gravitational Wave Background To The Universe

Astronomers have found evidence of faint gravitational waves using an array of pulsars in our galaxy. The post Astronomers see a Hint of the Gravitational Wave Background to the Universe appeared first on Universe Today.
Related topics: Space, Galaxies

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Astronomers Can Use Pulsars To Measure Tiny Changes Of Acceleration Within The Milky Way, Scanning...

Dark matter within our galaxy is difficult to map, but a team of astronomers has used pulsars to measure its gravitational pull. The post Astronomers can use Pulsars to Measure Tiny Changes of Acceleration Within the Milky Way, Scanning Internally...
Related topics: Space, Milky Way, Galaxies

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Measurements Of Pulsar Acceleration Reveal Milky Way's Dark Side

It is well known that the expansion of the universe is accelerating due to a mysterious dark energy. Within galaxies, stars also experience an acceleration, though this is due to some combination of dark matter and the stellar density. In a new...
Related topics: Milky Way, Space

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Chandra X-ray Observatory Gathers Data On A Magnetar Discovered In 2020

In 2020, astronomers discovered a new member of an exotic family of objects known as magnetars. More recently, the NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory has made observations that support the idea that the magnetar discovered last year is also a pulsar. A...
Related topics: Scientific Discoveries, Space, NASA

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Eight Binary Millisecond Pulsars Examined By Researchers

Using the Arecibo 305-m radio telescope, an international team of astronomers has investigated eight binary millisecond pulsars (MSPs). Results of this study, presented in a paper published December 30 on the arXiv pre-print server, provide...
Related topics: Telescopes, Space, Servers

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Nasa’s Latest Image Of The Day Shows A ‘hungry Goblin’ In Space

NASA has highlighted another particularly notable ‘image of the day,’ one featuring the pulsar PSR B1509-58 in the Circinus constellation. This particular celestial destination was first discovered in the early 1980s and has since been...
Related topics: NASA, Space, Constellations, Scientific Discoveries

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Periodic And Phase-locked Modulation In The Pulsar Psr B1929+10 Investigated With Fast

Using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), astronomers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and elsewhere have conducted single-pulse observations of a pulsar known as PSR B1929+10. Results of the monitoring...
Related topics: Telescopes, Space

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Scientists Complete Yearlong Pulsar Timing Study After Reviving Dormant Radio Telescopes

While the scientific community grapples with the loss of the Arecibo radio telescope, astronomers who revived a long-dormant radio telescope array in Argentina hope it can help compensate for the work Arecibo did in pulsar timing. Last year,...
Related topics: Telescopes, Space

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Researchers Find 'missing Link' Between Magnetars And Rotation-powered Pulsars

Researchers have made observations of a new magnetar, called Swift J1818.0-1607, which challenges current knowledge about two types of extreme stars, known as magnetars and pulsars.

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