ASTROSAT OBSERVES POLARIZATIOn OF the CRAB PULSAR

 
 

Putting together observations collected over eighteen months, the CZT Imager aboard AstroSat has accomplished the most sensitive measurement of the polarization of the Crab Pulsar.  The measurements revealed a surprising result: a sharp variation of polarization in the off-pulse region.  Read about this at the following links:


  1. *The scientific article in Nature Astronomy (published Nov 6, 2017)

  2. *Press Release (ISRO, IUCAA)

  3. *ISRO Story of the Week

  4. *“How to trace a celestial lighthouse using a block of metal?” - ASI POEC

Tuesday, 7 November 2017