Pulsars & Compact Objects

02 March 2015

Pulsar Coffee - Mar 3

At this week's pulsar coffee, Fabian will discuss the recent paper 'A 400 solar mass black hole in the Ultraluminous X-ray source M82 X-1 accreting close to its Eddington limit' (Pasham et al. 2015; http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.03180). Tuesday 11 AM, level 7 interaction area.

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23 February 2015

Pulsar Coffee - Feb 24

At Tuesday's pulsar coffee, Aris will lead a discussion on the paper 'Birth and Evolution of Isolated Radio Pulsars' (Faucher-Giguère & Kaspi 2006; http://adslabs.org/adsabs/abs/2006ApJ...643..332F/). 11 AM, level 7 interaction area.

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16 February 2015

Pulsar Coffee - Feb 17

Tomorrow's pulsar coffee features Gemma, who will discuss the recent paper 'X-ray analysis of the proper motion and pulsar wind nebula for PSR J1741-2054' (http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.03225). Following that, John and Paul will discuss something new about intermittent pulsars and braking indices that they have been working on. 11 AM, level 7 interaction area.

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09 February 2015

Pulsar Coffee - Feb 10

Philipp will discuss the paper 'The Parkes multibeam pulsar survey: VI. Discovery and timing of 142 pulsars and a Galactic population analysis' (http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0607640). 11 AM, level 7 interaction area.

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03 February 2015

Pulsar Coffee - Feb 3

Marisa led a discussion on the paper 'Probing interstellar scattering towards the Galactic centre with pulsar VLBI' (http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.04510), and the relevant background presented in the paper 'Pulsar scattering in space and time' (http://arxiv.org/abs/1308.3976).

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27 January 2015

Pulsar Coffee - Jan 27

At pulsar coffee today, Elmarie led a discussion on the paper 'Arecibo Pulsar Survey Using ALFA. III. Precursor Survey and Population Synthesis' (http://arxiv.org/abs/1405.7953).

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19 January 2015

Pulsar Coffee - Jan 20

Jayanth will present the paper 'A Millisecond Interferometric Search for Fast Radio Bursts with the Very Large Array' (http://arxiv.org/abs/1412.7536). 11 AM, level 7 interaction area.

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12 January 2015

Pulsar Coffee - Jan 13

Tomorrow, Jan 13, at 11 AM in the level 7 interaction area, Aris will present the paper 'Pulsar-Black Hole Binaries in the Galactic Center' (http://arxiv.org/abs/1012.0573).

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18 November 2014

The blog is born

Today the blog containing news from the Oxford pulsar and compact object group is born. Content will be added on a ~weekly basis, including records of the Tuesday pulsar coffee meetings and other news.

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