Pulsar Discovery by Global Volunteer Computing

@article{Knispel2010PulsarDB,
  title={Pulsar Discovery by Global Volunteer Computing},
  author={B. Knispel and B. Allen and J. Cordes and J. Deneva and D. Anderson and C. Aulbert and N. Bhat and Ombeline De Bock and S. Bogdanov and A. Brazier and F. Camilo and D. Champion and Sumantra Chatterjee and F. Crawford and P. Demorest and H. Fehrmann and P. Freire and M. Gonzalez and D. Hammer and J. Hessels and F. Jenet and L. Kasian and V. Kaspi and M. Kramer and P. Lazarus and J. van Leeuwen and D. Lorimer and A. Lyne and B. Machenschalk and M. Mclaughlin and C. Messenger and D. Nice and M. Papa and H. J. Pletsch and R. Prix and S. Ransom and X. Siemens and I. Stairs and B. Stappers and K. Stovall and A. Venkataraman},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={329},
  pages={1305 - 1305}
}
  • B. Knispel, B. Allen, +38 authors A. Venkataraman
  • Published 2010
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Science
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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