In-depth analysis of a flash of radio waves coming from a Milky Way magnetar have convinced astronomers: Magnetars produce at least some fast radio bursts.
Astronomers and citizen scientists have found two would-be stars lacking heavy elements. They’re most likely ancient survivors of our galaxy’s earliest days.
This week, astronomers announce a newborn magnetar and a fast radio burst that's bursting to a beat.
One of the most luminous supernovae ever discovered provides evidence that such extremely bright explosions require exotic sources.