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To: U-238

I had forgotten that so little time elapsed from discovery of neutron star/pulsar and the Nobel Prize for it in 1974. Seven years is pretty darned fast.


12 posted on 03/29/2012 2:14:37 PM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: AFPhys
Antony Hewish became the first astronomer to be awarded the Nobel Prize in physics. That caused a little controversy there. A second Nobel Prize was awarded because of the confirming the existence of gravitational waves and Einstein's theory of relativity due to a pulsar
13 posted on 03/29/2012 4:31:36 PM PDT by U-238
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