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Fri May 24, 2002

Going, going, almost gone

MIT scientists have found a pulsar in a binary system that has all but completely whittled away its companion star, leaving this companion only about 10 times more massive than Jupiter.

Read the paper (s) (ApJ 576, L137; ApJ, 587, 754) or the press release

Labels: 2002, /pulsars

Going, going, almost gone

MIT scientists have found a pulsar in a binary system that has all but completely whittled away its companion star, leaving this companion only about 10 times more massive than Jupiter.

Read the paper (s) (ApJ 576, L137; ApJ, 587, 754) or the press release

Labels: 2002, /press