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What does PSR stand for?

PSR stands for Pulsar

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466 QB843 Reflecting the conference sessions, the 73 papers discuss across the spectrum; radio observations of pulsars; the theory of pulsar radio emission; the structure, evolution, magnetic fields, and pulsar wind nebulae of neutron stars; observations and theory of magnetars; and from past to future.
Using ingenious data analysis methods, researchers from the Max Planck Institutes for Gravitational Physics (MPG) and for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR), in an international collaboration, dug a very special gamma-ray pulsar out of data from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.
Using ingenious data analysis methods, researchers from the Max Planck Institutes for Gravitational Physics (MPG) and for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR), in an international collaboration, dug a very special gamma-ray pulsar out of data from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.
Although the team may have uncovered a new kind of neutron star, theorist Robert Duncan of the University of Texas at Austin says that "a more reliable and conservative interpretation" is that the researchers have detected elderly rotating neutron stars--either radio pulsars or magnetars, which have the strongest known magnetic fields of any star.