May 6, 2021

NASA’s NICER Finds X-ray Boosts in the Crab Pulsar’s Radio Bursts

Data from NASA’s NICER telescope on the International Space Station have revealed X-ray surges accompanying radio bursts from the pulsar in the Crab Nebula. The finding shows that these bursts, called giant radio pulses, release far more energy than previously suspected.

Source:: Goddard