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August 4, 2020

Neutron star hiding in supernova 1987A

Researchers at the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array have found evidence that a neutron star is hiding deep inside the remains of supernova 1987A, shown here in an artist's representation.

[Research supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation.]

Learn more in the NRAO news story ALMA finds possible sign of neutron star in supernova 1987A. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Aug. 4, 2020)

Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF, B. Saxton

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