New radio pulsar found by Einstein@Home volunteers!

Einstein@Home volunteers have discovered another new radio pulsar in Arecibo PALFA data -- the seventh new radio pulsar found by Einstein@Home volunteers in this data set. Congratulations to Alexandr Jungwirth of Prague (Czech Republic) and Administrator of Beijing (China)! Further details about this and our other newly-discovered pulsars can be found on this web page, and will be published in due course.

Bruce Allen
Director, Einstein@Home

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telegd
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New radio pulsar found by Einstein@Home volunteers!

Congratulations!

It is great to see more results like this.

Jonatan
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Congratulations!! It´s

Congratulations!!

It´s very important for us, see the progress and results of eninstein@home, we have to continue collaborating so...

Among all, we are getting.

Rechenkuenstler
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There should be another one

There should be another one coming up soon.
With the Mock Data we have a successrate of 1‰ (one pulsar per 1000 beams)

Mike Hewson
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RE: There should be another

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There should be another one coming up soon.
With the Mock Data we have a successrate of 1‰ (one pulsar per 1000 beams)


Hmmm ... at a rate of ~ 50beams/day that's one per 3 weeks or so!! :-)

Cheers, Mike.

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Hallo! Happy, healthy and

Hallo!
Happy, healthy and wealthy New Year for all of you!

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With the Mock Data we have a successrate of 1‰ (one pulsar per 1000 beams)


I don´t know in what direction we are looking just now. Towards the center of our milkyway there is a much greater chance to find something than in antidirection. This is for two reasons:
1) The density of stars is much greater towards the center than in antidirection. 2) Towards the center are much more old stars. In anitcenter direction you will find preferably young stars. But pulsars are created from old stars. They are the final state of old stars with a maximum mass of 1.4 sun masses - see here (canonical neutron star) -.
We observed such also in the BRP3 search, where we had, especially towards the end, long phases without any new findings.

King regards
Martin

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Bruce, Wow! This project

Bruce,

Wow! This project seems to regularly detect pulsars. If that was the seventh in this data set, how many pulsar in total have been found by Einstein@home?

Regards, Boomer

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RE: Hallo

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Hallo Boomer!

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****, how many pulsar in total have been found by Einstein@home?

This was the 17th finding. See here.

Kind regards
Martin

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Hi! And remember, there

Hi!

And remember, there are only ca 2000 of them discovered so far since the first one was spotted in the 60s, and all the low hanging fruit harvested some time ago.

HB

Boomer
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Wow! Thank you so much for

Wow! Thank you so much for the information about the pulsars. I am going to update my team's home page, which is the New Mexico team. The Einstein@home project is doing a great job and the results speak for themselves.

You guys are very cool.