Fastest Pulsar Yet Revealed By Several Telescopes | Video

30,000 light years from Earth, pulsar IGR J1104-6103 appears to be wailing across the sky at between 5.4 and 6.5 million miles per hour. But theorists are at a loss to explain how this bright X-ray source could have gotten such a swift cosmic kick.
credit : NASA/CXC/A. Hobart