New model can measure the mass of pulsars even if they’re all alone

New model can measure the mass of pulsars even if they’re all alone

Measuring the mass of stars, planets and moons in the universe usually relies on studying how their motion relates to other bodies nearby. For some objects that are on their own in space, however, this method is impossible. But research published in the journal Science Advances describes a new technique that could prove useful. Scientists led by the University …