View Full Version : Gamma-ray Outbursts Shed New Light on Pulsars

2012-Jun-15, 10:30 PM
Researchers using the Large Area Telescope onboard the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have developed a new method to detect a special class of stellar remnant, known as pulsars. A pulsar is a special type of neutron star, which spin hundreds of times per second. When the intense spin is combined with beams of energy caused [...]

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