China's Insight-HXMT Records Strongest Magnetic Field in Universe, Measuring Over 1.6 Billion Tesla

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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The Insight-HXTM team has spotted a cyclotron absorption line in the neutron star X-ray binary Swift J0243.6+6124 having the energy of 146 keV. This was corresponding to a surface magnetic field with a magnitude of more than 1.6 billion Tesla.

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