Pulsar

05.31.17
Watch SpaceX carry NASA's pulsar-observing instrument to the ISS
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Watch SpaceX carry NASA's pulsar-observing instrument to the ISS

Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer will help shed light on mysterious pulsars.

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02.25.16
Astronomers are using pulsars to spot gravitational waves
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Astronomers are using pulsars to spot gravitational waves

The steady signals from a "pulsar web" could help us detect minute vibrations in our planet.

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10.09.14
Astronomers accidentally discovered the brightest pulsar on record
10.09.14

Astronomers accidentally discovered the brightest pulsar on record

Remember NuSTAR, the specialized space telescope NASA designed specifically to study black holes?...

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10.05.12
Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder goes live as the world's quickest radio telescope
10.05.12

Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder goes live as the world's quickest radio telescope

Australia's Shire of Murchison is quickly becoming a hotbed for radio telescopes. As of of Friday,...

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08.07.12
Radio astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell dies at 98
08.07.12

Radio astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell dies at 98

Astronomy just lost one of its vanguards, as Sir Bernard Lovell has died at 98. The UK-born scient...

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07.24.12
IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)
07.24.12

IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)

Radio telescope operators have as much of a problem coping with the avalanche of data as getting t...

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03.16.11
Seagate Pulsar XT.2 and Pulsar.2 SSDs target enterprise, reliability-obsessed consumers
03.16.11

Seagate Pulsar XT.2 and Pulsar.2 SSDs target enterprise, reliability-obsessed consumers

Seagate has just taken the wraps off a slew of fresh enterprise storage drives, highlighted by a pai...

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07.11.10
Pulsar clocks spin closer to reality
07.11.10

Pulsar clocks spin closer to reality

Contrary to popular legend, Pulsar wristwatches don't use the light of dying stars to keep time. How...

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