Whirling 'Cannonball' Pulsar Flees Supernova Site at Epic Speed

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 06:50 in Astronomy & Space

A supernova explosion flung out a super-dense, whirling stellar core, sending it streaking across space at almost 2.5 million miles per hour with a glowing trail 13 light-years long in its wake.

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