Posts Tagged ‘swift’

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.

Blinded by the Light

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

In June, NASA’s Swift satellite was temporarily “blinded” by a bright gamma-ray burst.

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