NASA’s Chandra Catches Pulsar in X-ray Speed Trap

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 16:00
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A young pulsar is blazing through the Milky Way at a speed of over a million miles per hour. This stellar speedster, witnessed by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, is one of the fastest objects of its kind ever seen. This result teaches astronomers more about how some of the bigger stars end their lives.