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Harcourt Vernan Lecture: Discovering the First Pulsar in a Binary Star System

April 24 @ 07:30 - 19:30

Join Dr. Taylor as he describes how he and his graduate
student Russell Hulse discovered the first pulsar in a
binary system, named PSR B1913+16, while conducting a
survey for pulsars in 1974.

Sponsored by the Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory in partnership with  the Delaware Asteroseismic Research Center, the Mount Cuba Foundation,  and the University of Delaware. Green Bank Observatory Green Bank, West Virginia.

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Harcourt Vernon Lecture
April 24, 2019 Clayton Hall 7:30 pm

Featuring Guest Speaker
Dr. Joseph Taylor,
1993 Nobel Prize Laureat

Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
07:30 - 19:30
Event Category:

Venue

Clayton Hall
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19711 United States
Website:
https://events.udel.edu/clayton_hall#.XIGbJ7h7ncs

Organizer

Mt Cuba Astrnomical Observatory