Pulsar Discovery by Global Volunteer Computing

@article{Knispel2010PulsarDB,
  title={Pulsar Discovery by Global Volunteer Computing},
  author={Benjamin Knispel and Bruce Allen and James M. Cordes and Julia S. Deneva and D. P. Anderson and Carsten Aulbert and N. D. Ramesh Bhat and Oliver Bock and Slavko Bogdanov and Adam Brazier and F. Camilo and David J. Champion and Shami Chatterjee and F. Crawford and Paul B. Demorest and Henning Fehrmann and Paulo C. C. Freire and M. E. Gonzalez and David Hammer and Jason W. T. Hessels and Fredrick A. Jenet and Laura Kasian and Victoria M. Kaspi and Michael Kramer and Patrick Lazarus and Joeri van Leeuwen and Duncan R. Lorimer and Andrew G. Lyne and Bernd Machenschalk and Maura Mclaughlin and Chris Messenger and David J. Nice and Maria Alessandra Papa and H. J. Pletsch and Reinhard Prix and Scott M. Ransom and Xavier Siemens and Ingrid H. Stairs and Ben W. Stappers and Kevin Stovall and Arun Venkataraman},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={329},
  pages={1305 - 1305}
}
Einstein@Home, a distributed computing project, discovered a rare, isolated pulsar with a low magnetic field. Einstein@Home aggregates the computer power of hundreds of thousands of volunteers from 192 countries to mine large data sets. It has now found a 40.8-hertz isolated pulsar in radio survey data from the Arecibo Observatory taken in February 2007. Additional timing observations indicate that this pulsar is likely a disrupted recycled pulsar. PSR J2007+2722’s pulse profile is remarkably… Expand

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