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IAUS 337

Fifty years of pulsar astrophysics

Nature Astronomyvolume 1pages829830 (2017) | Download Citation


IAU Symposium 337 was held at Jodrell Bank Observatory in September 2017 to celebrate the past fifty years of pulsar astrophysics and to look forward to the next fifty.

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  1. Institute of Space Sciences (ICE, CSIC-IEEC), Barcelona, Spain

    • Nanda Rea
  2. Anton Pannekoek Institute of the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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    The timeline of pulsar discoveries over the past 50 years, following searches of the radio to gamma-ray sky. Different colours represent the discovery date as reported in the ATNF Pulsar Catalogue (R. N. Manchester et al. Astron. J. 129, 1993–2006; 2005), spanning from PSR J1921+2153 in violet, the first radio pulsar discovered in 1967 (A. Hewish et al. Nature 217, 709–713; 1968) to PSR J2017+3625 in yellow, a gamma-ray pulsar discovered in Fermi LAT data by the Einstein@Home project (C. J. Clark et al. Astrophys. J. 834, 106; 2017). Credit: S. Serrano Elorduy (CSIC-IEEC) / N. Rea (CSIC-IEEC) / ATNF Pulsar Catalogue.

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