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Outback radio telescope discovers dense, spinning, dead star – EurekAlert

Astronomers have discovered a pulsar–a dense and rapidly spinning neutron star sending radio waves into the cosmos–using a low-frequency radio telescope in outback…

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IMAGE: An artist’s impression of Pulsar — a dense and rapidly spinning neutron star sending radio waves into the cosmos.
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Credit: Credit: ICRAR / Curtin University.
Astronomers have discovered a pulsar–a dense and rapidly spinning neutron star sending radio waves into the cosmos–using a low-frequency radio telescope in outback Australia.
The pulsar was detected with the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope, in Western Australia’s remote Mid West region.
It’s the first time scientists…

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