# Gamma-Ray Pulsar Revolution

@article{Caraveo2013GammaRayPR,
title={Gamma-Ray Pulsar Revolution},
author={Patrizia A. Caraveo},
journal={Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics},
year={2013},
volume={52},
pages={211-250}
}
• P. Caraveo
• Published 10 December 2013
• Physics
• Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Isolated neutron stars (INSs) were the first sources identified in the field of high-energy gamma-ray astronomy. In the 1970s, only two sources had been identified, the Crab and Vela pulsars. However, although few in number, these objects were crucial in establishing the very concept of a gamma-ray source. Moreover, they opened up significant discovery space in both the theoretical and phenomenological fronts. The need to explain the copious gamma-ray emission of these pulsars led to…

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