NASA’s NICER Finds X-ray Boosts in the Crab Pulsar’s Radio Bursts

“Out of more than 2,800 pulsars cataloged, the Crab pulsar is one of only a few that emit giant radio pulses, which occur sporadically and can be hundreds to thousands…

NICER’s night moves trace the X-ray sky

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center In this image, numerous sweeping arcs seem to congregate at various bright regions. You may wonder: What is being shown? Air traffic routes? Information moving around…