November 29, 2020

NASA Missions Help Pinpoint the Source of a Unique X-ray, Radio Burst

A supermagnetized stellar remnant known as a magnetar blasted out a mix of X-ray and radio signals never observed before. This unique event links magnetars to a phenomenon called fast radio bursts (FRBs) – mysterious, powerful, and usually solitary radio emissions emanating from other galaxies.

Source:: Goddard