Can we see colliding black holes in pulsar data?

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Can we see colliding black holes in pulsar data?
« on: 26/07/2011 16:32:40 »
Pulsar hunters search for tell tale repeated signals in masses of data - and sometimes they spot something unusual.  Evan Keane, from the Max Planck Institute in Bonn, Germany, explains how he's spotted a signal that may originate from colliding black holes, but unless we can get the astronomical community together, we may miss more of these events in future.
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here

or [chapter podcast=3276 track=11.05.25/Naked_Astronomy_11.05.25_8545.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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