[ stahr-kweyk ]
/ ˈstɑrˌkweɪk /
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a rapid change in the mass distribution or shape of a pulsar, resulting in a fluctuation of the pulsar's pulse rate or radiation intensity.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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The researchers think that the flare was triggered by a massive starquake.Exploding neutron star proves to be energy standout of the cosmos|Lisa Grossman|February 12, 2021|Science News For Students