Moments of Discovery: A Pulsar Discovery Feature Summary

Type:
Physics at Home
Title:
A Pulsar Discovery
Description:
Listen to the audio recorded during the discovery of optical pulsars in this American Institute of Physics historical exhibit. The exhibit also features interviews with the discoverers, John Cocke and Michael Disney, as well as commentary from MIT professor Phillip Morrison.

For an activity, check out this evolution stage sequencing activity from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

(This feature was updated on August 14, 2013.)
Featured:
June 16, 2009 - July 1, 2009