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Neutron Stars/X-ray Binaries :: Hot, isolated neutron stars, rotation-powered pulsars, and neutron stars accreting matter from a nearby companion star.

Image Date Title Org.
--2014--
NASA's Chandra Sees Runaway Pulsar Firing an Extraordinary Jet 18 Feb 14 NASA's Chandra Sees Runaway Pulsar Firing an Extraordinary Jet NASA 
--2013--
Supernova Blast Provides Clues to Age of Binary Star System 04 Dec 13 Supernova Blast Provides Clues to Age of Binary Star System NASA 
A Hidden Population of Exotic Neutron Stars 23 May 13 A Hidden Population of Exotic Neutron Stars NASA 
New Chandra Movie Features Neutron Star Action 07 Jan 13 New Chandra Movie Features Neutron Star Action NASA 
--2011--
NASA's Fermi Spots 'Superflares' in The Crab Nebula 11 May 11 NASA's Fermi Spots 'Superflares' in The Crab Nebula NASA 
NASA'S Chandra Finds Superfluid in Neutron Star's Core 23 Feb 11 NASA'S Chandra Finds Superfluid in Neutron Star's Core CXC 
Taking the Pulse of a Black Hole System 12 Jan 11 Taking the Pulse of a Black Hole System CXC 
--2009--
Erratic Black Hole Regulates Itself 25 Mar 09 Erratic Black Hole Regulates Itself CXC 
Geriatric Pulsar Still Kicking 26 Feb 09 Geriatric Pulsar Still Kicking CXC 
--2008--
Oldest Known Objects Are Surprisingly Immature 28 Apr 08 Oldest Known Objects Are Surprisingly Immature CXC 
--2007--
Chandra Discovers Cosmic Cannonball 28 Nov 07 Chandra Discovers Cosmic Cannonball CXC 
Neutron Stars Join The Black Hole Jet Set
27 Jun 07 Neutron Stars Join The Black Hole Jet Set CXC 
--2006--
Cosmic Blasts Much More Common, Astronomers Discover 30 Aug 06 Cosmic Blasts Much More Common, Astronomers Discover NRAO 
Black Hole Paradox Solved By NASA's Chandra 21 Jun 06 Black Hole Paradox Solved By NASA's Chandra NASA 
The Case of the Neutron Star With a Wayward Wake 01 Jun 06 The Case of the Neutron Star With a Wayward Wake CXC 
--2005--
Neutron Star Discovered Where a Black Hole Was Expected 02 Nov 05 Neutron Star Discovered Where a Black Hole Was Expected CXC 
NASA Sees Orbiting Stars Flooding Space with Gravitational Waves 30 May 05 NASA Sees Orbiting Stars Flooding Space with Gravitational Waves NASA 
Chandra Finds Evidence for Swarm of Black Holes Near the Galactic Center 10 Jan 05 Chandra Finds Evidence for Swarm of Black Holes Near the Galactic Center NASA 
--2004--
Going to Extremes: Pulsar Gives Insight on Ultra Dense Matter and Magnetic Fields 14 Dec 04 Going to Extremes: Pulsar Gives Insight on Ultra Dense Matter and Magnetic Fields CXC 
The Mouse That Soared 23 Sep 04 The Mouse That Soared CXC 
--2003--
Close Encounters of the Stellar Kind 30 Jul 03 Close Encounters of the Stellar Kind CXC 
Firehose-Like Jet Discovered in Action 30 Jun 03 Firehose-Like Jet Discovered in Action CXC 
A Cocoon Found Inside the Black Widow’s Web 27 Feb 03 A Cocoon Found Inside the Black Widow’s Web NASA 
--2002--
Space Movie Reveals Shocking Secrets Of The Crab Pulsar 19 Sep 02 Space Movie Reveals Shocking Secrets Of The Crab Pulsar NASA 
Energetic Ring Shows Way To Discovery Of Pulsar 25 Jun 02 Energetic Ring Shows Way To Discovery Of Pulsar "Bulls-Eye" CXC 
Astronomers Use X-Rays To Probe Gravitational Field Of A Neutron Star 06 Jun 02 Astronomers Use X-Rays To Probe Gravitational Field Of A Neutron Star CXC 
Cosmic X-rays Reveal Evidence For New Form Of Matter 10 Apr 02 Cosmic X-rays Reveal Evidence For New Form Of Matter NASA 
--2001--
Young Pulsar Reveals Clues to Supernova 06 Sep 01 Young Pulsar Reveals Clues to Supernova CXC 
Star in Deep Freeze Chills Theory, MIT Researchers Report 06 Sep 01 Star in Deep Freeze Chills Theory, MIT Researchers Report MIT 
Mysterious 06 Sep 01 Mysterious "Twofaced" Star Explained, Scientists Say GSFC 
Chandra Examines a Quadrillion-Volt Pulsar 06 Sep 01 Chandra Examines a Quadrillion-Volt Pulsar CXC 
Chandra Reveals Nest of Tight Binaries in Dense Cluster 17 May 01 Chandra Reveals Nest of Tight Binaries in Dense Cluster CXC 
Chandra Associates Pulsar and Historic Supernova 10 Jan 01 Chandra Associates Pulsar and Historic Supernova NASA 
--2000--
High School Students Discover Neutron Star Using Chandra and VLA Data 11 Dec 00 High School Students Discover Neutron Star Using Chandra and VLA Data CXC 
Chandra Discovers the X-ray Signature of a Powerful Wind from a Galactic Microquasar 08 Nov 00 Chandra Discovers the X-ray Signature of a Powerful Wind from a Galactic Microquasar PSU/MIT 
Chandra Reveals a Compact Nebula Created by a Shooting Neutron Star 06 Jun 00 Chandra Reveals a Compact Nebula Created by a Shooting Neutron Star CXC 
Chandra Shows New Way to Measure Cosmic Distances 25 Apr 00 Chandra Shows New Way to Measure Cosmic Distances CXC 
--1999--
Chandra Discovers X-Ray Ring Around Cosmic Powerhouse in Crab Nebula 28 Sep 99 Chandra Discovers X-Ray Ring Around Cosmic Powerhouse in Crab Nebula CXC 
Chandra Images Provide New Vision of Cosmic Explosions 20 Sep 99 Chandra Images Provide New Vision of Cosmic Explosions CXC