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Pulsar Magnetospheres and Pulsar Death

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Science  28 Apr 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5773, pp. 539-540
DOI: 10.1126/science.1125934

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Rotating neutron stars, or pulsars, slow down with time. New observations of an unusual intermittent pulsar provide direct evidence that this slowing is partially caused by outflow of plasma.

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