Rare binary pulsar star measures space-time warp before finally fading

January 11, 2015 9:56 AM

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The astrophysicists have offered an outstanding instance of interstellar race against time by measuring the space-time warp in the binary star’s gravity and analysing the mass of a neutron star, just before it completely lost in the universe from view.

An international team of scientists measured the masses of both stars in the binary pulsar system, known as J1906, which is located about 25,000 light years from the Earth.

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