Pulsars are –

A. stars moving towards the Earth
B. stars moving away from Earth
C. rapidly spinning stars
D. high temperature stars
Answer» C. rapidly spinning stars
Explanation: The word "pulsar" is a contraction of "pulsating star. A pulsar is formed when a massive star collapses exhausts its supply of fuel. It blasts out in a giant explosion known as a supernova, the most powerful and violent event in the universe. Without the opposing force of nuclear fusion to balance it, gravity begins to pull the mass of the star inward until it implodes. In a pulsar, gravity compacts the mass of the star until it forms an object composed primarily of neutrons packed so tightly that they no longer exist as normal matter.
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