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  1. Posted on: 08 October 2014

    Researchers detect brightest pulsar ever recorded

    Astronomers have detected a pulsating dead star that appears to be burning with the energy of 10 million suns, making it the brightest pulsar ever detected. The pulsar — a rotating, magnetized neutron star — was found in the galaxy Messier 82 (

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  2. Posted on: 09 October 2014

    Pulsar as bright as 10 million suns baffles astronomers

    An object scientists thought was a black hole is actually the brightest and weirdest pulsar ever detected. “This compact little stellar remnant is a real powerhouse,” says Fiona Harrison, professor of physics at California Institute o
  3. Posted on: 09 October 2014

    Brightest Pulsar Ever Discovered Is 10 Million Times More Luminous Than Our Sun

    Space Photo credit: Optical: DSS; Illustration: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss Astronomers using NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) have found the most luminous pulsar ever discovered. Located 12 million light-years away

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  4. Posted on: 09 October 2014

    NuSTAR identifica la prima pulsar ‘superluminosa’

    Gli astronomi che lavorano con il Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) della NASA, guidati da Fiona Harrison del Caltech, hanno identificato un oggetto stellare incredibilmente brillante che emette l’energia di circa 10 milio

  5. Posted on: 10 October 2014

    Nearby Galaxy Holds First Ultraluminous X-Ray Source that is a Pulsar

    An illustration [click for video] of a rotating neutron star, the remnants of a super nova explosion has been found to be an ultraluminous X-ray source, the first of its kind. (Credit: NASA, Caltech-JPL)A research team led by Caltech astronomers of Pasaden

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  6. Posted on: 22 October 2014

    Strange X-ray source is the brightest pulsar ever observed

    A composite image of the galaxy M82, composed of x-ray images from the NuSTAR telescope (seen in purple) and the Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue), and optical images from the NOAO 2.1 meter telescope (gold). X-ray: NASA/CXC/Univ. o

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  7. Posted on: 22 October 2014

    Astronomers Find Brightest Pulsar Ever Observed

    An anonymous reader writes: Astronomers using the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the NuSTAR satellite have discovered a pulsar so bright that it challenges how scientists think pulsars work. While observing galaxy M82 in hopes of spotting supernovae, the re


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