The following papers will be presented at the annual conference at NRAO in Green Bank, WV. Check back for late additions.
Author: Professor Duncan Lorimer
Title: Pulsars, flickers and cosmic flashes: the transient radio universe
Abstract: I will describe a brief history of discovery and some exciting recent developments in the world of pulsars and fast radio bursts. Pulsars, rapidly rotating highly magnetized neutron stars, were discovered in 1967 and continue to surprise and delight astronomers as powerful probes of fundamental physics and astrophysics. Fast radio bursts are millisecond-duration pulses of currently unknown origin that were discovered in 2007. Both pulsars and fast radio bursts have great promise at probing the universe on large scales and in fundamental ways...