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Parkes Pulsar Timing Array

(PPTA)
(organization of pulsar timing observatories)

Parkes Pulsar Timing Array (PPTA) is a Pulsar Timing Array (PTA), a consortium of Radio Telescopes observatories timing Pulsars (PSR). It is an effort to detect Gravitational Waves (GW) through comparison of the timing of observed pulsar cycles. It is part of the International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA). It is named after the Parkes Observatory of New South Wales.


(consortium,pulsars,gravitational waves,distributed,radio,timing)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulsar_timing_array
http://www.atnf.csiro.au/research/pulsar/ppta/

Referenced by:
Gravitational Wave (GW)
International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA)
NANOGrav
Pulsar Timing Array (PTA)

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