September 20, 2002
Galactic Home Movies

Washington Post carried this today, but this article has links to the movies themselves. Astronomers have used new space telescopes to create movies of the Crab Nebula pulsar. The pulsar is said to be about the size of Manhatten, twice the mass of the sun, have a titanic magnetic field, and rotate about once every 30 seconds or so.

Posted by scott at September 20, 2002 09:19 AM

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