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XMM-Newton spies youngest baby pulsar ever discovered

17 Jun 2020, 15:00 UTC
XMM-Newton spies youngest baby pulsar ever discovered ESA

An observation campaign led by ESA’s XMM-Newton space observatory reveals the youngest pulsar ever seen – the remnant of a once-massive star that is also a ‘magnetar’, sporting a magnetic field some 70 quadrillion times stronger than that of Earth.

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