Paul LaViolette – Pulsars and 2012

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LaViolette on Pulsars Background The original discoverers of pulsar signals, Jocelyn Bell and Anthony Hewish of Cambridge University, thought at first that they might be observing artifacts of some extraterrestrial civilization (Sturrock and Rockefeller, 2000). But a more acceptable if tentative explanation was soon found: the signals might be emanating from white dwarf stars that […]