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SETI NASA Science: Interstellar burp leads to discovery of new

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Fri, 11 Dec 1998 17:23:47 -0500

>Date: Fri, 11 Dec 1998 15:09:21 -0600
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>Subject: NASA Science: Interstellar burp leads to discovery of new pulsar
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>Dec 11: Interstellar burp leads to discovery of new pulsar - Astrophysicist
>makes her second discovery of an astrophysical oddity: a pulsar orbiting a
>massive star. Pulsars are rapidly rotating stars with intense magnetic
fields.
>This pair is unusual because the companion star, a bright, young star,
>ejects matter which the pulsar absorbs, causing it to flare in
>brightness. Full story:
>
> http://science.nasa.gov/newhome/headlines/ast11dec98_1.htm
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>Linda Porter
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