Pulsar is an astronomical term used to describe a type of star that emits regular pulses of electromagnetic radiation. Pulsars are some of the most mysterious objects in the universe, and scientists have been studying them for decades in an attempt to understand their origin and behavior. Pulsars are believed to be the remnants of supernovae, and they are extremely dense and have incredibly strong magnetic fields. While they appear to be fairly regular in their behavior, pulsars can be unpredictable and can exhibit a variety of interesting and unexpected behaviors. In recent years, pulsar research has been at the forefront of astronomy and astrophysics, and has led to the discovery of some remarkable phenomena, such as millisecond pulsars and fast radio bursts. This page features the latest news, articles, and videos about pulsars and related topics.
Astronomers have detected the first gamma-ray eclipses from a "spider" star system, in which a superdense rapidly rotating neutron star called a pulsar is feeding on a stellar companion. The