Neutron Stars
Russian Astrophysicists Discovered a Neutron Star with an Unusual Magnetic Field Structure  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
Scientists from Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology, Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI), and Pulkovo Observatory discovered a unique... more
Researchers participate in study that adds new detail to merger models  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Scientists are getting better at modeling the complex tangle of physics properties at play in one of the most powerful events in the known universe: the... more
NASA's NICER delivers best-ever pulsar measurements, first surface map  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Astrophysicists are redrawing the textbook image of pulsars, the dense, whirling remains of exploded stars, thanks to NASA's Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER), an X-ray telescope aboard the International... more
X-ray satellite XMM-Newton celebrates 20 years in space  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Two decades ago, on Dec. 10, 1999, an Ariane 5 rocket climbed into the morning sky from Kourou, French Guiana. It carried into orbit the X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission (XMM-Newton), the largest scientific... more
Astrophysicists discovered a neutron star with an unusual magnetic field structure  nanowerk · 7 days
Scientists discovered a unique neutron star, the magnetic field of which is apparent only when the star is seen under a certain angle relative to the... more
A neutron star with an unusual magnetic field structure  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Scientists from Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology, Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI), and Pulkovo Observatory discovered a unique neutron star, the magnetic field of... more
A New Theory for How Black Holes and Neutron Stars Shine Bright  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
For decades, scientists have speculated about the origin of the electromagnetic radiation emitted from celestial regions that host black holes and neutron stars—the most... more
Gamma-ray binary HESS J0632+057 contains a pulsar, study suggests  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Using NuSTAR spacecraft and the VERITAS array of telescopes, an international team of astronomers has investigated a gamma-ray binary known as HESS J0632+057. The study found that a compact object... more
A new theory for how black holes and neutron stars shine bright  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Astrophysicists employed massive super-computer simulations to calculate the mechanisms that accelerate charged particles in extreme environments. They concluded their energization is powered by the... more
A new theory for how black holes and neutron stars shine bright  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Astrophysicists suggest radiation that lights the densest objects in our universe is powered by the interplay of turbulence and reconnection of super-strong magnetic fields. more
A new theory for how black holes and neutron stars shine bright  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
For decades, scientists have speculated about the origin of the electromagnetic radiation emitted from celestial regions that host black holes and neutron stars—the most... more
Scientists Find Evidence of Missing Neutron Star  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
The leftovers from a spectacular supernova that revolutionized our understanding of how stars end their lives have finally been spotted by astronomers... more
This ‘Blob’ of Radiation Might Be a Long-Lost Neutron Star  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
In 1987, a star exploded, creating the brightest supernova to light up Earth's skies in 400 years. That star's corpse has been missing for 30 years. Now, researchers... more
Breaking the limits: Discovery of the highest-energy photons from a gamma-ray burst  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are brief and extremely powerful cosmic explosions, suddenly appearing in the sky, about once per day. They are thought to result... more
Scientists find evidence of missing neutron star  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The leftovers from a spectacular supernova that revolutionised our understanding of how stars end their lives have finally been spotted by astronomers at Cardiff University. more
Scientists find evidence of missing neutron star  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The leftovers from a spectacular supernova that revolutionized our understanding of how stars end their lives have finally been spotted by astronomers. more
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