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Supernova remnant erupts in enormous flares


May 12th, 2011 - 3:40 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The famous Crab Nebula supernova remnant has erupted in an enormous flare five times more powerful than any flare previously seen from the object. The outburst was ... Read more...

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Crab nebula is slowly dimming: Scientists


January 14th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A team of scientists has found that the Crab Nebula, once considered to be the most stable source of high energy radiation in the sky, is slowly dimming.Louisiana ... Read more...

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Crab Nebula shoots off surprising flares


January 7th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that the Crab Nebula, one of our best-known and most stable neighbours in the winter sky, has a propensity for fireworks-gamma-ray flares set off by ... Read more...

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NASA mission to explore the polarized universe


August 5th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): An exciting new astrophysics mission led by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will be the first to provide a revolutionary window into the polarized universe.Named ... Read more...

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1,000 yr old supernova may be recorded in Antarctic ice


March 4th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): In an analysis of the nitrate content of an ice core drilled at Dome Fuji station in Antarctica, scientists have found what may be chemical traces of ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint powerful cosmic particle accelerator in Crab Nebula


August 29th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 29 (ANI): Scientists have pinpointed a powerful cosmic particle accelerator in the Crab Nebula, which is a doughnut-shaped magnetic field surrounding the stellar corpse at the nebulas heart.According ... Read more...

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Scientists rule out gravitational waves as reason behind pulsar braking


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists have ruled out gravitational waves as the reason behind the slowing down of a mysterious spinning neutron star known as the Crab Pulsar, a phenomenon known ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover white dwarf that emits X-rays like a pulsar


January 3rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): New observations by astronomers has indicated that a white dwarf star in the Crab Nebula is emitting pulses of high energy X-rays as it whirls around on its ... Read more...

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