Need a boost? How about a supernova explosion to get you going? 💥
Pulsars are superdense, rapidly spinning neutron stars left behind when a massive star explodes. This one is hurtling through space at nearly 2.5 million miles an hour — so fast it could travel the distance between Earth and the Moon in just 6 minutes.
Credits: Composite by Jayanne English, University of Manitoba, using data from NRAO/F. Schinzel et al., DRAO/Canadian Galactic Plane Survey and NASA/IRAS
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