Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 14:29
Researchers have suggested that new class of supernovae could likely be originating from the creation of magnetars.
Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 16:11
The first ever measurement of the magnetic field at a specific spot on the surface of a magnetar has been made by astronomers.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 11:30
Scientists have discovered that a curious dead star has been hiding one of the strongest magnetic fields in the Universe all along.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 14:21
Astronomers have discovered micro-bursts of radio waves from beyond the galaxy which has emerged to be a new source of mystery and has left the scientists speculating about their origins.
Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 11:26
A major campaign using NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory and several other satellites has suggested that exotic neutron stars, magnetars may be more diverse-and common-than previously thought.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 14:36
An armada of space-based X-ray telescopes, including ESA’s XMM-Newton, has helped identify a second member of a rare breed of dead, spinning star.
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