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This might be the fastest magnetar in the whole galaxy –

It’s a terrible infant.



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A rapidly twirling, ultramagnetic, 500-year-old baby neutron star has been spotted zipping at never-before-seen speeds through the Milky Way.
The flickering X-rays
and radio waves
of this giant baby adorably named J1818.0-1607 would likely have first appeared in the sky when Nicolaus Copernicus, the Polish scientist who proposed that the sun (and not Earth
) was the center of the universe, first looked up at the heavens. 
If Copernicus had orbital X-ray telescopes or powerful radio receivers,…

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