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Astronomers may have just witnessed the birth of a magnetar for the first time

When two neutron stars collide, the universe winces. The intense crash is explosive and creates a “kilonova,” which sends out a vibrant, speedy burst of gamma rays. It additionally sends ripples via the material of space-time. Then, scientists imagine, the cosmic smash possible creates a newly merged object that rapidly collapses right into a black […]