logo
logo

NASA NICER discovers X-ray bursts coming from the Crab Pulsar

avatar
Thomas Owens
img
NICER, the Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer, is a NASA telescope that operates from the ISS, and it has made an interesting discovery. NICER has discovered X-ray surges emanating from the Crab Nebula alongside radio bursts from the pulsar. The bursts are called giant radio pulses, and they release far more energy than previously believed. A pulsar is a rapidly … Continue reading
collect
0
avatar
Thomas Owens
guide
Zupyak is a free content platform for publishing and discovering stories, software and startups.