NASA telescope helps shed light on future black holes

NICER is aboard the International Space Station

SAN ANTONIO – You’re probably familiar with black holes, but have you ever heard of a neutron star?

NASA is learning more about these astronomical mysteries thanks to a telescope aboard the International Space Station.

The telescope - NICER - has provided NASA scientists with data about neutron stars, which are basically black holes in the making.

Meteorologist Kaiti Blake had the chance to speak with a NASA scientist on GMSA@9. Watch the video above to see the interview and learn more about neutron stars!


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