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PN05/02: PULSAR PAIR GIVES SCIENTISTS MAGNETO-PAUSE FOR THOUGHT

Last Updated on Friday, 27 January 2006 19:38
Published on Tuesday, 25 January 2005 00:00
 pulsar_binary2.gif The detection of a pair of compact objects orbiting each other have led to new thoughts upon the effects of the interaction of the magnetic field.
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Astronomy & Geophysics Article
A PDF version of "A magnetopause in the double-binary pulsar system" by Francis Graham-Smith and Maura McLaughlin in February's issue of Astronomy & Geophysics can be downloaded from this link.

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Contents
A PDF version of the contents page from February's issue of Astronomy & Geophysics can be downloaded from this link.

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Figure 2
Diagram of effect of wind from pulsar A on magnetosphere of pulsar B.

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Image 1
Artist's impression of the pulsar binary system. Click on image to download high-resolution JPG (312KB).

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Image 2
Artist's impression of the pulsar binary system. Click on image to download high-resolution JPG (272KB).

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