News FocusAMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY MEETING

"Magnetars"--the Missing Pulsars?

Science  22 Jan 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5401, pp. 481
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5401.481

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AUSTIN, TEXAS-- People who go to extremes often make the news, and the same goes for outlandish celestial objects: neutron stars and black holes. At the astronomy meeting here, clues to two mysteries emerged: how black holes fuel themselves and how some newborn neutron stars hide from view. (See last week's issue for earlier reports from the astronomy meeting.)

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