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“Sparks flew in the sky like fallen star. GRADE was diving back into the ground because word of a posatronic laser cannon was to be fire from space. 82 more words

ASTRON

From ASTRON: "LOFAR Discovers its First RRAT"

Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy

10-04-2015
Daniele Michilli

Rotating RAdio Transients (RRATs; McLaughlin et al. 2006) are sporadically emitting pulsars. Finding more RRATs is important in order to have a complete picture of the radio-emitting… 288 more words

Basic Research

How Could You Capture an Asteroid? They’re great and all, but...

How Could You Capture an Asteroid?

They’re great and all, but you know what would be better? All the asteroids gathered up and put in a nice safe orbit where we harvest out all their precious sweet, juicy platinum cores.

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From ASTRON: "Candi2 - LOFAR Discovers a Pulsar in a Targeted Search of the 3C196 EOR Field"

Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy

Submitter: Vlad Kondratiev, Ger de Bruyn, Jason Hessels, Vibor Jelic, Michiel Brentjens, Cees Bassa, and Vishambhar Pandey
Description: PSR J0815+4611, or “Candi2″ is the 13th… 356 more words

Basic Research