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WVU Postdoctoral Researcher led international team using NASA’s Chandra X-ray telescope to identify and image the first wind nebula around a radio pulsar


Magnetar outbursts are one of the most energetic phenomena in the Universe. Steady outflow of ejected particles from magnetars, known as magnetar wind nebulae, are rare and how these outbursts impact their environment is still an open question. Researchers at WVU have found the first evidence of the effects of magnetar outbursts on a compact nebula surrounding a young radio pulsar.

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