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916. 

What is the name of the youngest known magnetar discovered by NASA?

[A]. Magne J1818.0-1607
[B]. Swift J1818.0-1607
[C]. Neutr J1818.0-1607
[D]. Star J1818.0-1607

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Astronomers at the US (United Sates) based space agency NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) have discovered the youngest known magnetar (a type of neutron star) named "Swift J1818.0-1607" about 16,000 light years away from Earth.

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