Lense–Thirring frame dragging induced by a fast-rotating white dwarf in a binary pulsar system

  title={Lense–Thirring frame dragging induced by a fast-rotating white dwarf in a binary pulsar system},
  author={V. Venkatraman Krishnan and Matthew Bailes and Willem van Straten and Norbert Wex and Paulo C. C. Freire and Evan F. Keane and Thomas M. Tauris and P. A. Rosado and N. D. Ramesh Bhat and Chris Flynn and Andrew Jameson and Stefan Osłowski},
  pages={577 - 580}
Pulsar timing detects frame dragging Frame dragging is a predicted phenomenon in general relativity, whereby a rotating mass drags the surrounding spacetime around with it. Venkatraman Krishnan et al. analyzed timing observations of PSR J1141-6545, a young pulsar in a binary orbit with a white dwarf. Modeling the arrival times of the radio pulses showed a long-term drift in the orbital parameters. After considering possible contributions to this drift, they concluded that it is dominated by… Expand

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