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Message 115813 - Posted: 1 Feb 2012, 12:56:50 UTC
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Einstein@Home volunteers have discovered three new radio pulsars in Arecibo PALFA data -- the eighth, ninth and tenth new radio pulsars found by Einstein@Home volunteers in this data set! Congratulations to:


  • Peter van der Spoel, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • Edvin Grabar, Pula, Croatia
  • Shadowfax, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • Cauche Nathanael
  • John-Luke Peck, TerraPower & Intellectual Ventures, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Mark Henderson, Morristown, Tennessee, USA


Further details about these newly-discovered pulsars can be found on this web page, and will be published in due course.

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Message 115815 - Posted: 1 Feb 2012, 14:38:01 UTC - in response to Message 115813.

Not 1, but 3.... wow, good job everyone
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Message 115817 - Posted: 1 Feb 2012, 20:23:42 UTC

In cricket that's a "hat trick", and ten wickets all up. Awesome! Congrats to one and all! :-) :-)

Cheers, Mike.
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Message 115820 - Posted: 2 Feb 2012, 2:25:20 UTC - in response to Message 115813.

Congratulations on the discovery of three new radio pulsars! Great work!

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Message 115828 - Posted: 2 Feb 2012, 16:54:11 UTC
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Congratulations on the discovery of new portion of pulsars!
Can you post its names? It is difficult to guess that J1909+12 — seventh and J2005+26 — eighth radio pulsar in PALFA data. Names of ninth and tenth discovered pulsars are still unknown for us :).

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Message 115829 - Posted: 2 Feb 2012, 17:49:47 UTC - in response to Message 115828.
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Hi evatutin,

the newly discovered pulsars are J1914+14, J1922+11, and J2005+26. You can find more details for these pulsars on the webpage Bruce mentioned. On this page you can also find out which lucky volunteer contributed to the discovery of which pulsar.


Cheers,
Ben

P.S.: I just realized there's a typo in the table. The date for J2005+26 is "08/01/2012". We'll fix that soon.
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Message 115837 - Posted: 4 Feb 2012, 8:26:50 UTC - in response to Message 115813.

wonderful congrtz

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Message 115838 - Posted: 4 Feb 2012, 8:27:36 UTC - in response to Message 115837.

science is always good, learning never hurts (only temporary headache)

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Message 115850 - Posted: 5 Feb 2012, 2:42:26 UTC - in response to Message 115813.
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A Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought.

Great team work.

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Message 115856 - Posted: 5 Feb 2012, 10:43:48 UTC

Congratulations to the volunteers and scientists!

Great to see science works :-) http://xkcd.com/54/

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Message 115871 - Posted: 6 Feb 2012, 21:08:39 UTC - in response to Message 115856.

Congratulations to all contributers.
It confirms my personell assumption of finding one new pulsar per 1000 beams.
Let's go on and find more.
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Message 116019 - Posted: 18 Feb 2012, 14:06:36 UTC

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