White Dwarf Star Pulled Onto the Neutron Star (image) University of Warwick Share Print E-Mail Caption University of Warwick researchers explain mystery of the loneliest supernovas. Compact binary star systems that have been thrown far from their host galaxy when one star of that pair became a neutron star, go through a second trauma when the remaining white dwarf star is eventually pulled onto the neutron star. Credit Artist's impression is free to use with story but © Mark A. Garlick / space-art.co.uk / University of Warwick Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.