Irvine Barclay Theatre
Open to the Public:
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Visiting Professor at Oxford University and Chancellor of the University of Dundee
Sponsor / Host:
Abstract: In this talk I will relate how pulsars (pulsating radio sources) were accidentally discovered (50 years ago!), discuss some instances where pulsars were 'nearly discovered' and reflect on what lessons can be drawn for today's telescopes and observing programs.