View Full Version : Astronomers Find the Justin Bieber of Millisecond Pulsars

2011-Nov-03, 10:40 PM
Astronomers using the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found a surprisingly young, powerful and luminous millisecond pulsar. Over the past three years, Fermi has detected more than 100 gamma-ray pulsars and typically the ages of these objects are at least a billion year old. But this new object is just a youngster, born only about [...]

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2011-Nov-03, 10:54 PM
Fraser, I'm sorry, but, in my humble opinion, that is the worst UT article title ever.

2011-Nov-03, 11:03 PM
Ditto. My hat's firmly on my head to Professor Kaspi for coming up with that comparison.