arecibo binary pulsar search vs astropulse, what the difference?

nooneishere
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Hi all, long time cruncher rare poster. So I've been running boinc without really paying attention to what is running for years. I split between SETI and Einstein@home. Today I got bored and actually read into what both projects are working on and I'm a bit confused at the moment.

Einstein is currently including arecibo binary pulsar search tasks in the workload. SETI is sending me astropulse tasks. Both take data from arecibo and sift through it looking for pulsars. Is there some major qualitative or methodological difference between the two searches? I mean I suppose there must be but I haven't been able to find anything explaining what it is.

Can't imagine you'd all be duplicating each others works in such a high profile way.

Anyways, just curious.

Mike Hewson
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arecibo binary pulsar search vs astropulse, what the difference?

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Einstein is currently including arecibo binary pulsar search tasks in the workload. SETI is sending me astropulse tasks. Both take data from arecibo and sift through it looking for pulsars. Is there some major qualitative or methodological difference between the two searches?


Astropulse looks for ET ( on the hydrogen line? ), but might find pulsars. ABP's look for pulsars.

Cheers, Mike.

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I think Astropulse is

I think Astropulse is exploring a wider band than the hydrogen line. I am running it too, but WUs are rare.
Tullio

Oliver Behnke
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Please refer to this page for

Please refer to this page for more information on our Arecibo Radio Pulsar Search.

Hope this helps,

Oliver

 


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nooneishere
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RE: Please refer to this

Message 97921 in response to message 97920

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Please refer to this page for more information on our Arecibo Radio Pulsar Search.

Hope this helps,

Oliver

Thanks, and sorry for posting in the wrong forumn. Wasn't really sure where the question belonged.

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