Binary pulsars and relativistic gravity

@article{Taylor1994BinaryPA,
  title={Binary pulsars and relativistic gravity},
  author={Joseph H. Taylor},
  journal={Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy},
  year={1994},
  volume={16},
  pages={307-325}
}
  • Joseph H. Taylor
  • Published 1 May 1994
  • Physics, Education
  • Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy
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