Contact: Kirsten Gottschalk
International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research
Caption: The densely packed matter of a pulsar spins at incredible speeds, and emits radio waves that can be observed from Earth, but how neutron stars emit these waves is still a mystery.
Credit: Image Credit: Swinburne Astronomy Productions/CAASTRO.
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