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Mysterious object unlike anything astronomers have seen before

January 27, 2022

A team mapping radio waves in the Universe has discovered something unusual that releases a giant burst of energy three times an hour, and it’s unlike anything astronomers have seen before. The team who discovered it think it could be a neutron star or a white dwarf—collapsed cores of stars—with an ultra-powerful magnetic field.

Mysterious object unlike anything astronomers have seen before

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