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.
A star has been discovered with a record-breaking spin, but it will suffer one of the most violent explosions in the known universe.
Pulsars are bizarre and unintuitive, and only seem to get weirder every time we look at them.
The universe has its own cosmic clocks: the spinning collapsed stars known as pulsars. But why are they ticking slightly out of step?
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