Pulsars and magnetic monopoles


THE report1 of the possible existence of magnetic monopoles makes some speculations about their astronomical role worthwhile. Pulsars possess magnetic fields, possibly the highest in the Universe2, and it thus seems natural to speculate how these magnetic fields might affect monopoles and how the latter, in turn, could influence the behaviour of the pulsars… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/259467a0