What is this “black widow” in our heaven?

Des chercheurs du Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, États-Unis) pensent avoir mis la main sur une « veuve noire » des plus étonnante. Un système formé d’un pulsar – ici pour illustration, le pulsar du Crabe – et de non pas une, mais deux étoiles compagnes. © Nasa, CXC, SAO, F. D. Seward, W. H. Tucker, R. A. Fesen

[ad_1] If I call you a black widow, you are necessarily thinking of this spider with destructive habits. But know that the little beast is not the only one who deserves this nickname. Some “black widows” are also hidden in our sky. Astronomers also believe they have discovered a new, somewhat surprising behavior. The Black …

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