The discovery of pulsars - a graduate student's tale

Cecilia Payne-Gaposhkin Lecture
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 4:00pm
Phillips Auditorium
Oxford
Abstract: 

In this talk I will describe how pulsars were accidentally discovered, and reflect on several instances where they were 'nearly' discovered. I will highlight the implications for new telescopes with high data rates.

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