NASA Missions Help Pinpoint the Source of a Unique X-ray, Radio Burst

A powerful X-ray burst erupts from a magnetar - a supermagnetized version of a stellar remnant known as a neutron star - in this illustration

This is the first time one of these mysterious, repeating radio burst has been identified in our own galaxy, and the first identification of an object that caused one.

NASA Missions Help Pinpoint the Source of a Unique X-ray, Radio Burst