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“Pulsars”

Nov 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA engineers think they have figured out a better way to both navigate and communicate far out in deep space.
Jul 22, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Jason Major
Astronomers may have not yet found Cybertron but this "transforming" pulsar definitely has a shape-shifting double personality. Continue reading →
Jan 11, 2014 01:50 PM ET // Jason Major
This ghostly hand reaching out to the stars is actually an exploded, dead star. Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
Pulsar astronomers scored big with the finding of a triple star system that includes a millisecond pulsar -- it could be one of the most extreme tests yet for Einstein's general relativity. Continue reading →
Sep 27, 2013 06:29 AM ET // Jason Major
Astronomers make the first direct observations of a "missing link" between two stages of neutron star evolution. Continue reading →
Aug 15, 2013 12:47 PM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
The discovery of a pulsar near the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole has revealed that a strong magnetic field exists around the black hole and may account for its poor eating habits. Continue reading →
May 28, 2013 04:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
We take GPS for granted, but how will future space explorers find the nearest asteroid refueling depot? Continue reading →
May 13, 2013 11:48 AM ET // Markus Hammonds
As we start to discover "Earth-like" planets elsewhere in the galaxy, it's easy to forget that the first exoplanets discovered were orbiting a pulsar -- and weren't very Earth-like at all. Continue reading →
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