Pulsars
NICER Catches Record-setting X-ray Burst  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
NASA’s Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) telescope on the International Space Station detected a sudden spike of X-rays at about 10:04 p.m. EDT on Aug.... more
NICER Detects Thermonuclear Burst from X-Ray Pulsar  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
NASA’s Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) has detected an extremely energetic explosion called a Type I X-ray burst from SAX J1808.4-3658,... more
NICER catches record-setting X-ray burst  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA's Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) telescope on the International Space Station detected a sudden spike of X-rays at about 10:04 p.m. EDT on Aug. 20. The burst was caused by a massive thermonuclear flash on the... more
Diffuse X-ray emission detected around the ultraluminous X-ray pulsar NGC 5907 ULX-1  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Using NASA's Chandra spacecraft, European astronomers have detected a diffuse X-ray emission around an ultraluminous X-ray pulsar in the galaxy NGC 5907. The newly... more
SUPERB survey detects new slowly-spinning radio pulsar  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Astronomers have detected a new slowly rotating radio pulsar as part of the SUrvey for Pulsars and Extragalactic Radio Bursts (SUPERB). The newly found object, designated PSR J2251−3711, turns out to be one of... more
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