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Pulsars observed for the first time from South America

Rochester Institute of Technology and the Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomía (IAR) have collaborated to make the first pulsar observations from South America. A new paper published in Astronomy and Astrophysics outlines how the team upgraded two radio telescopes in Argentina that lay... Continue Reading →

NASA’s NICER Delivers Best-ever Pulsar Measurements, 1st Surface Map

Astrophysicists are redrawing the textbook image of pulsars, the dense, whirling remains of exploded stars, thanks to NASA’s Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER), an X-ray telescope aboard the International Space Station. Using NICER data, scientists have obtained the first precise and... Continue Reading →

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