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1 - The Discoveries

from Part I - Discoveries and Techniques

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  21 July 2022

Andrew Lyne
Affiliation:
University of Manchester
Francis Graham-Smith
Affiliation:
University of Manchester
Benjamin Stappers
Affiliation:
University of Manchester
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A brief history of the discoveries and their subsequent development gives an introduction to the research topics dealt with in later chapters: pulsar searches, precision timing, positions and identifications, millisecond pulsars, binary systems, neutron star structure, general relativity, emission mechanisms, fast radio bursts, interstellar medium.

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Pulsar Astronomy , pp. 3 - 23
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022
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