When Pulsars Hit the Spin Cycle

Pulsars are dead stars that emit intense beams of radio waves that sweep through space with the regularity of a clock. That’s strange enough but what’s even stranger, they sometimes speed up — in a universe where the norm is for everything to slow down. What could possibly give them the extra energy?


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mallavarapuSatyanarayanaKumar218x184Satyanarayana Kumar Mallavarapu is a research assistant in physics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.

3 Comments

  1. kathy howard says:

    This was a GREAT video! Terrific job teaching something out of the ordinary with ordinary references….

  2. Eddy says:

    Interesting thoughts! Really curious what could come from this

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