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Mysterious 'glitch' in neutron stars may be down to an itch under the body's surface • The Register

A peculiar hiccup in the rotation speed of a dead star has turned out to be even more interesting than we thought. For the first time, astronomers have shown that the rotation of the Vela pulsar slowed down immediately before its 2016 glitch.A peculiar hiccup in the rotation speed of a dead star has turned out to be even more interesting than we thought. For the first time, astronomers have shown that the rotation of the Vela pulsar slowed down immediately before its 2016 glitch.

Astronomers Just Got Closer to Unravelling The Mystery of 'Glitching' Pulsars