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Latest Millisecond pulsars Stories

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2011-08-26 04:53:44

An international team of astronomers has discovered an exotic planet that appears to be made of diamond orbiting a tiny star in our galaxy.

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2009-04-04 11:00:00

A small, dense object only twelve miles in diameter is responsible for this beautiful X-ray nebula that spans 150 light years.

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2008-05-16 01:00:00

Astronomers have discovered a rare type of star called a pulsar that they believe is locked in an elongated orbit around a star much like the sun.

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2006-01-17 07:22:27

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation's Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope have discovered the fastest-spinning neutron star ever found, a 20-mile-diameter superdense pulsar whirling faster than the blades of a kitchen blender. Their work yields important new information about the nature of one of the most exotic forms of matter known in the Universe.


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