Recycled binary pulsars—a most precise laboratory of fundamental physics

  title={Recycled binary pulsars—a most precise laboratory of fundamental physics},
  author={G. S. Bisnovatyi-kogan},
  journal={Astronomical \& Astrophysical Transactions},
We discuss here the problems connected with radio pulsars in close binary systems, which have an anomalously small magnetic field and rotate very rapidly. The first discovered Hulse–Taylor binary pulsar permitted us to make the indirect discovery of gravitational waves. Later single recycled pulsars (RPs) that had been in binaries before the disruption of the pairs were found. The mechanism of the pair disruption and the formation of a single RP is considered on the basis of the mechanism of… 
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