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Pulsar Discoveries

Students in the Pulsar Search Collaboratory have discovered Seven pulsars and one rotating radio transient. Meet these student scientists and learn about their discoveries below. See all the pulsars together on a P-Pdot diagram, which tells us which kind of pulsar each discovery is.

Lucas Bolyard, South Harrison High School

Shay Bloxton, Nicholas County High School

Alex Snider, Sherando High School, Casey Thompson, James River High School, and Hannah Mabry, Rowan County High School

Susan Chen, Blacksburg High School, and Matt Moniot, James River High School

David Dunkum, Spring Valley High School

Sydney Dydiw of Trinity High School, Emily Phan of George C. Marshall High School, Anne Agee of Roanoke Valley Governor’s School, Jessica Pal of Rowan County High School, and Max Sterling of Langley High School.

Sonny Ernst, Rowan County High School

Cecilia McGough, Strasburg High School and DeShang Ray, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.