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Amazing Glow From Neutron Star Collision Captured: Possible Reasons

The collision, dubbed GW170817, was tracked back in 2017. Astronomers discovered an intense gamma-ray burst, considered one of the most energetic and brightest events in the Universe. Now, an intriguing glow is still radiating. The recent discovery was interpreted as...
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Strange Whirling Neutron Star Spotted in the Milky Way

A few months ago, a space telescope dubbed Swift spotted a burst of radiation from halfway across our galaxy.  The newly found X-ray source, called Swift J1818.0-1607, was discovered to be a magnetar. Such a cosmic feature is a rare...

Researchers May Have Discovered Why Black Holes and Neutron Stars Shine

Many scientists have been puzzled by the electromagnetic radiation that is being released in regions where neutron stars and black holes are present. It was thought that the high-energy radiation that makes black holes and neutron stars to shine bright...