Over a Million Miles Per Hour: NASA's Chandra Captures Pulses in X-ray Trap

Over a Million Miles Per Hour: NASA’s Chandra Captures Pulses in X-ray Trap

The G292.0 + 1.8 supernova remnants contain a pulse that moves at over one million miles per hour, which is seen in the Chandra image along with an optical image from the Digitalized Sky Survey. Pulsars are fast-spinning neutron stars that can form when massive stars run out of fuel, collapse and explode. Sometimes these …

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