Connect with us


8 extremely rare ‘millisecond pulsars’ discovered inside globular clusters –

These “cosmic clocks” can help researchers answer big questions in physics.



Article feature image

An international team of astronomers has discovered eight rare millisecond pulsars hiding inside dense clusters of stars surrounding the Milky Way.
A pulsar
is a neutron star
city-sized stellar objects packed with a mass of at least 1.4 times the mass of our sun, which emerge from the explosive deaths of their parent stars that gives off two beams of radio waves
at each pole, due to its strong magnetic field
, while also rapidly spinning because of its incredibly large mass. From our perspective,…

Click here to view the original article.

You might also like ...

Article feature image
New Zealanders are joining an exodus of expatriates from Hong Kong –
Article feature image
Man fears not seeing mum before she dies after exemption to leave MIQ denied –
Article feature image
What’s the minimum number of people needed to survive an apocalypse? –