Strangely slow pulsar discovered nestled in young supernova remnant

Astronomers have discovered a very slowly rotating X-ray pulsar still embedded in the remnant of the supernova that created it. This unusual object was detected on the outskirts of the Small Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, using data from a number of telescopes, including ESA’s XMM-Newton.

Read the entire article on the ESA Science and Technology website.

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