FAST discovers new four pulsars

Do you remember FAST?

Fast is the world’s largest radio telescope, and stands in the Karst mountains of southwest China. Its giant dish is large almost five football fields and covered with 4,450 panels thanks to which collects radio signals from the furthest corners of the universe.

Thanks to the Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope FAST, at the beginning of October scientists have discovered new four pulsars! Pulsars are superheavy remnants of massive stars, and these new four pulsars still need to be studied in depth. In fact, analyzing the condition of a pulsar can help the researchers to face difficult scientific issues, such as the origin and evolution of the universe and the research of gravitational waves!

According to scientists, FAST will be completely operational by the end of 2019.

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