Using data from the Chandra observatory, a team of researchers witnessed the most distant X-ray explosion ever observed, and are not sure what caused it.
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A research team led by Caltech astronomers of Pasadena California have discovered an ultraluminous X-ray (ULX) source that is pulsating. Their analysis concluded that the source in a nearby galaxy – M82 – is from a rotating neutron star, a pulsar. This is the first ULX source attributed to a pulsar. (…)Read the rest of Nearby […]