THE DOUBLE PULSAR SYSTEM J0737–3039

@article{Lorimer2005THEDP,
  title={THE DOUBLE PULSAR SYSTEM J0737–3039},
  author={Duncan R. Lorimer},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics A},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={7035-7044}
}
  • D. Lorimer
  • Published 20 November 2005
  • Physics
  • International Journal of Modern Physics A
The double pulsar system J0737 – 3039 – a 22.7 ms pulsar in a compact 2.4 hr orbit about a 2.7 s pulsar was one of the long-awaited "holy grails" of pulsar astronomy. After only two years of timing, the system is close to surpassing the original Hulse-Taylor binary as a test of general relativity. On-going timing should soon reveal second-order effects in the post-Newtonian parameters. In addition, the observed interactions of the radio beams of the two pulsars provide a unique laboratory for… 

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