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Glitch in Neutron Star Reveals Its Hidden Secrets

Published: 12Aug2019

If parts of the neutron star interior start to move outwards, the star spins faster. This is called a “glitch,” and it’s providing astronomers with a brief insight into what lies within these...

Neutron-star merger yields new puzzle for astrophysicists

Published: 18Jan2018

The afterglow from the distant neutron-star merger detected last August has continued to brighten – much to the surprise of astrophysicists studying the aftermath of the massive collision that took...

Homing in on source of mysterious cosmic radio bursts

Published: 4Jan2017

Astronomers have pinpointed for the first time the home galaxy of a Fast Radio Burst, moving scientists a step closer to detecting what causes these powerful but fleeting pulses of radio waves....

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