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Beginning the Era of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy

The International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA) would like to congratulate our LIGO and Virgo colleagues on a momentous achievement. The scientific and technological feat of making the first direct detection of gravitational waves is truly monumental, and deserving of widespread … Continue reading

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IPTA 2016 Meeting

This year’s IPTA science meeting and student week will be held at the Wallenberg Research Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa from June 27 through July 01. For further information on the venue please visit the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study Website … Continue reading

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IPTA 2015 Meeting

This year’s IPTA meeting will be held in Parkes (Student Week) and the Blue Mountains (Science Week).  The meeting website is located at ipta.phys.wvu.edu. Registration: $400 AUD (approx. $312 US) : Please note that this amount is based on expected … Continue reading

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IPTA J1713 24 Hour Global Campaign

The IPTA and collaborators recently undertook an ambitious, 24-hour-long observation of millisecond pulsar J1713+0747. The “J1713 24 hour global campaign” was conceived at the 2012 IPTA Science Meeting in Kiama, Australia, as a way to characterize the absolute noise floor … Continue reading

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