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    Gamma-ray sources guide astronomers to pulsars

    WASHINGTON — Energetic gamma rays are providing astronomers with a new way to hunt those hard-to-find whirling dervishes known as pulsars.

    “We usually have to look over the whole sky” to find pulsars, said Scott Ransom of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Charlottesville, Va. “Now we can use the gamma-ray point sources as guides, telling us exactly where to look.”...

    11/05/2009 - 13:32 Atom & Cosmos
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    Volume Information

    12/30/1967 - 00:00