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Space Science

Resolving Beachballs in the Crab Nebula 123

Posted by timothy
from the only-the-really-active-beachballs dept.
Stranger4U writes "Researchers at New Mexico Tech and the NRAO have used the Aricebo radio telescope in Puerto Rico and some specilized equipment to more closely examine the pulses from the Crab Nebula pulsar. Some of the signals lasted less than two nanoseconds, meaning the originated from a volume no bigger than beach ball. Stories are here(1) and here(2)."
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Resolving Beachballs in the Crab Nebula

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