NASA space telescope uses ‘nuisance light’ to peer at neutron star

After 10 years fighting back photons in its peripheral vision, a NASA space telescope now has a way to use “nuisance light” to potentially increase its science productivity.

NASA’s NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array) X-ray space observatory successfully gathered information about a super-dense star, known as a neutron star, that was in its peripheral vision.



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