Einstein@Home Discovers a Tenth Pulsar in Parkes Radio Data

I am delighted to announce that Einstein@Home has discovered a tenth new radio pulsar in data from the Parkes Multi Beam Pulsar Survey (PMPS)!

Further details about the newly-discovered pulsar can be found on this web page, and will be published in due course. We are in the process of contacting the volunteers whose computers found this pulsar, and will post information about them in the coming few days.

Thank you for contributing to Einstein@Home!

Bruce Allen
Director, Einstein@Home

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Michael Karlinsky
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Einstein@Home Discovers a Tenth Pulsar in Parkes Radio Data

Congratulations to the lucky crunchers!

This is extraordinary and every find makes E@H even more attractive (at least this is my point of view.)

Michael

Mike Hewson
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Cool! :-) Cheers, Mike.

Cool! :-)

Cheers, Mike.

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Stranger7777
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I was pretty sure that we'll

I was pretty sure that we'll find 10 pulsars until the end of summer. It happened.

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Ten? You really need to

Ten?

You really need to get more data from Parkes, it's a veritable gold mine just waiting to be found. Are there any other southern hemisphere telescopes you could get data from?

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Kudos. Sobering also that as

Kudos.
Sobering also that as little as we know about our Galaxy and Universe in general, we've barely even turned our weak little eyes to half of what we can see.

jacklass1
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They seem to be popping up

They seem to be popping up like asparagus in Spring. Looks like pulsars are a lot more common than was thought. It would be interesting if we could get some Southern Hemisphere data. Still, this is already an embarrassment of celestial riches.

THE MOTHER OF FOOLS IS ALWAYS PREGNANT

Ver Greeneyes
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There are already a couple of

There are already a couple of thousand pulsars known, it's just that we're analyzing this data with amazingly sensitive algorithms for the first time. So we're finding all the faint or unconventional ones!

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So, my congratulations too!!

So, my congratulations too!! Congrats to the scientists behind this project, to the volunteers and the BOINC developers. This is the proof all this works, and it works good.

The Dreamer

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Having un SETI @home since

Having un SETI @home since the begiinning it is nice to see our computations at Einstein bearing fruit...

Makes one beleive that some of these efforts are worthwhile..

I've participated here since 2005 but now am running on several machines that are much faster...

Bravo to the Lucky ones...

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RE: They seem to be popping

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They seem to be popping up like asparagus in Spring. Looks like pulsars are a lot more common than was thought. It would be interesting if we could get some Southern Hemisphere data. Still, this is already an embarrassment of celestial riches.


Hmm. We process data from Parkes Observatory (this discovery in particular also based of their data). It observe Southern Hemisphere cuz оbservatory is located in Australia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkes_Observatory

jacklass1
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I blush and sit corrected.

I blush and sit corrected. Thank you and pardon the ignorance.

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RE: Cool! :-) Cheers,

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Cool! :-)

Cheers, Mike.

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