Pulsar’s Dramatic Morph Caught by Space Telescope | Video

NASA Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope detected a never-before-seen change in a binary star system in the constellation Sextants. The pulsar ceased its radio ‘beacon’ but started bright gamma ray emissions. This animation explains the behavior.

Five Illuminating Years From The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope

credit : NASA / GSFC