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Outback radio telescope discovers dense, spinning, dead star – Phys.org

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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Astronomers have discovered a pulsara dense and rapidly spinning neutron star sending radio waves into the cosmosusing 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 have discovered a pulsar with the MWA but they believe it will be the first of many.
The finding is a sign of things to come from the multi-billion-dollar Square Kilometer Array…

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