Posts Tagged ‘magnetar’

Fast Radio Burst Mystery

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
cosmic, mystery, high-energy, universe, astronomy, fast radio burst, radio, galactic latitude, milky way, universe, earth, relativistic objects, magnetar, galaxies, astronomical, matter

The newest cosmic mystery: four distinct high-energy flashes! (Is the Universe trying to get our attention?) Astronomers are calling them Fast Radio Bursts, but we have yet to determine their origins.

Spinning Magnetar

Friday, May 31st, 2013
neutron, stars, nasa, swift, magnetar, glitch, kaspi

Magnetars– a type of neutron star– are surprising astrophysicists with their “anti-glitch” behavior.

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