The First Gamma-Ray Pulsar Confirmed by the People

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The First Gamma-Ray Pulsar Confirmed by the People

 

Gamma ray pulars werep discovered a little while ago, and in onepone family, the spider pulsar, it accretes or gains matter from a nearby companion star in much the same way some spiders eat their mates. In this “Black Widow” type  of spider pulsar  the companion haschas been confirmed by the people, through gamma-ray pulsations for the first time.

A win for Einstein@Home ! 

 

Source: astrobites.org/2020/08/22/gamma-ray-pulsar-by-the-people/

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