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Observing Pulsars with Radio Telescopes

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A brief look at how radio telescopes work, the radio telescopes that NANOGrav uses (the Arecibo Observatory and the Green Bank Telescope), and some the methods and challenges involved with observing pulsar signals. Let us know what you think of these videos by filling out our short survey at http://tinyurl.com/astronomy-pulsar. Thank you! NANOGrav webpage: http://www.nanograv.org The telescope websites NAIC (Arecibo): http://www.naic.edu/ NRAO (Green Bank Telescope): http://science.nrao.edu/facilities/gbt/ Get involved with your home computer Einstein@Home: http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/ Other outreach/student programs Arecibo Remote Command Center (ARCC): http://arcc.phys.utb.edu Pulsar Search Collaboratory: http://www.pulsarsearchcollaboratory.com