Astronomers make the first direct observations of a "missing link" between two stages of neutron star evolution. Continue reading →
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 →
We take GPS for granted, but how will future space explorers find the nearest asteroid refueling depot? Continue reading →
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 →
In the Fall of 1967, a small team of radio astronomers came face-to-face with a profound mystery that they didn't want to be true. ->
A neutron star has been discovered orbiting its binary partner every 93 minutes -- a record.
Despite our best search strategies, are signals from E.T. manifested in anomalous flashes of radio energy from our galaxy that are missed, or dismissed as natural phenomena?
How do you find out the mass of Jupiter? You could send a space probe there to study the distant world, but there's another way.
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