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45 years ago today, Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered the first pulsar, a fast rotating neutron star that emits a regular beam of radiation. 

A graduate student at the time, Jocelyn picked up this radiation as a regular blip in the data coming in to the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory in Cambridge, pictured below. Her supervisor Antony Hewish, along with Martin Ryle, went on to win a Nobel prize for the work.
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The start of a real eduction? +Tom Phillips writes about the differences he's discovered between undergrad and postgrad life since starting his PhD. "Work is now endless" sounds quite scary...
The start of a real education? Differences between undergraduate and postgraduate study. Posted: November 26th, 2011 | Author: Tom | Filed under: Student Life | Tags: postgraduate, undergraduate | No ...
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At some point in the near future I will make a proper stab at using Google+ for things other than self promotion. Until then, have my latest post at SciAmBlogs...
Tomorrow, the Tevatron particle accelerator at Fermilab will shut down. The end will be no song and dance: the accelerator operators will simply stop putting new ...
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wow, impressive look from sky :)
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Twas the night before Christmas when all through the universe, not a creature was stirring... except a huge gamma-ray burst. My latest at SciAm:
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what happy new year ????????
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My take on the faster-than-light neutrinos paper by the Opera experiment, and the surrounding commotion
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Very interesting, and very well written.
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MSci Project Part 1: Quantum Dots « Tom Phillips
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Tom Phillips. MSci Project Part 1: Quantum Dots. July 18, 2011. I don't start my PhD until October so I won't be posting much about