The Discovery of Pulsars: A Graduate Student's Tale

Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 5:30pm
Location: 
Chevron Auditorium at International House
Author/Speaker: 
Public Lecture: 
Yes

This year's Emilio Segrè Lecture entitled "The Discovery of Pulsars: A Graduate Student's Tale" will be presented by Jocelyn Bell Burnell. In her presentation, on November 1 she will describe how pulsars were inadvertently discovered, describe some instances where they were 'nearly' discovered, and outline the properties of these amazing objects.