Astrophysics News

NuSTAR Discovers Brightest Pulsar to Date

Using NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, astronomers have detected the brightest pulsar to date, located about 12 million light-years away in the galaxy Messier 82….

Why Binary Stars Are So Abundant

New research from the Carnegie Institution for Science helps to explain why binary stars are so abundant. Washington, D.C. — New modeling studies from Carnegie’s…