WTFScience #6 : What are neutron stars, pulsars and magnetars?

In WTF Science we describe different scientific concept in a simpler way. Today's topic is neutron stars.. by : Santanu Das LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.c...

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Chaotic times: When stars loom into the Earth

Astrophysicists are using new methods to simulate the common-envelope phase of binary stars, discovering dynamic irregularities that may help to explain how supernovae evolve.

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Globular Clusters Could Nurture Interstellar Civilizations

An ideal place to look for spacefaring civilizations may be within bunches of stars called globular clusters, a study claims—because they’re tightly packed with old stars. The idea is that the stars are within communicating distance of each other, and old enough to host planets that have evolved advanced life forms.

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E=mc : Most famous equation of the world

E=mc2. This is the most famous equation in the history of equations. It has been printed on countless T-shirts and posters, starred in films and, even if you've never appreciated the beauty or utility of equations, you'll know this one. And you probably also know who came up with it ...

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The planet that orbits a massive spinning strobe light

Astronomy is full of mysteries. From our daily experience we expect the a planet should orbit a normal star. However, planet PSR B1257+12 B is the first of the handful planets ever discovered which orbit a pulsar. Pulsar For those unfamiliar, a pulsar is something in between a normal star and a ...

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