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Astronomers are Using NASA’s Deep Space Network to Hunt for Magnetars

4 Mar 2019, 05:05 UTC
Astronomers are Using NASA’s Deep Space Network to Hunt for Magnetars
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By Paul M. Sutter

Right, magnetars. Perhaps one of the most ferocious beasts to inhabit the cosmos. Loud, unruly, and temperamental, they blast their host galaxies with wave after wave of electromagnetic radiation, running the gamut from soft radio waves to hard X-rays. They are rare and poorly understood. Some of these magnetars spit out a lot of radio …
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