News tagged with vela pulsar

Upgraded telescope opens window to universe

An international team of astrophysicists including University of Adelaide researchers have announced the successful detection of pulsed gamma rays from the neutron star, the Vela pulsar, using their newly upgraded telescope ...

dateJul 18, 2014 in Astronomy
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Vela Pulsar

(—This movie from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory shows a fast moving jet of particles produced by a rapidly rotating neutron star, and may provide new insight into the nature of some of the densest matter in ...

dateJan 08, 2013 in Astronomy
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Fermi sees brightest-ever blazar flare

( -- A galaxy located billions of light-years away is commanding the attention of NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and astronomers around the globe. Thanks to a series of flares that began September 15, ...

dateDec 09, 2009 in Astronomy
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