One Dozen and One Neutron Stars – Einstein@Home discovers 13 new gamma-ray pulsars

A new paper, titled “The Einstein@Home gamma-ray pulsar survey I: search methods, sensitivity and discovery of new young gamma-ray pulsars”, that presents the discovery of 13 new gamma-ray pulsars by Einstein@Home in Fermi-LAT data has now been published in The Astrophysical Journal. You can read the full publication for free on the arXiv (click on “PDF” at the top right).

A press release summarising the publication is available on the homepage of the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics.

We are extremely grateful to all volunteers who have donated their CPU time to Einstein@Home, without whom this survey could not have been performed and without whom these discoveries would not have been possible. Thank you!


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Benjamin Knispel
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For our German speaking

For our German speaking volunteers:

Eine deutsche Übersetzung der Pressemitteilung ist auf der Seite des Max-Planck-Instituts für Gravitationsphysik ebenfalls verfügbar.


Viele Grüße, Benjamin


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Mike Hewson
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I love this blind search

I love this blind search business and how fruitful it has been. While it is good to have hints or other correlations, I liken the E@H 'device' as akin to methodically stepping around on some huge arena. Barefoot and blindfolded that is. When will we step on the next tack ? What special characteristics will it have ? Exciting ! :-)

Cheers, Mike.


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Updates like these are the

Announcements like these are the reason I continue to crunch Einstein@Home.

~Cheers Laughing


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News about the opening of the

News about the opening of the new pulsar in the last 6 month .
And those involved in the publication?

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Bonjour, Pourquoi cette


Pourquoi cette tache ne m'envoie plus de calculs ?

Merci .....

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I thought the artical last

I thought the artical last month listed below was interesting. How much computing power is on this project overall?