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The Fastest-Spinning Known Millisecond Pulsar in the Galactic Field

25 Sep 2017, 09:00 UTC
The Fastest-Spinning Known Millisecond Pulsar in the Galactic Field NASA

Using observations across the entire electro-magnetic spectrum, astronomers have discovered a radio pulsar spinning 707 times every second, making it the fastest known spinning pulsar in the Galactic field and the second fastest known overall.

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