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View Full Version : “With a Little Help From Their Friends,” Magnetars Form in Binary Systems, New Study



Fraser
2014-May-22, 01:10 PM
Astronomy is a discipline of extremes. We’re constantly searching for the most powerful, the most explosive, and the most energetic objects in the Universe. Magnetars — extremely dense and highly magnetic neutron stars — are no exception to the rule. They’re the strongest known magnets in the Universe, millions of times more powerful than the […]

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