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Hexbyte Glen Cove Astronomers spot bizarre, never-before-seen activity from one of the strongest magnets in the universe

Artist’s impression of the active magnetar Swift J1818.0-1607. Credit: Carl Knox, OzGrav. Astronomers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) and CSIRO have just observed bizarre, never-seen-before behavior from a radio-loud magnetar—a rare type of neutron star and one of the strongest magnets in the universe. Their new findings, published...

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