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The colloquium series kicked off on October 2, 2019 with Prof. Avinash Deshpande’s talk “Fascinating Life Stories of Cosmic Light Houses”. The presentation focused on the origin and evolution of highly magnetized, fast rotating pulsars. During his interview with AO, Prof. Deshpande said “we still do not really understand how they radiate radio radiation, which is routinely studied with this telescope here [at the Arecibo Observatory].” The talk highlighted a few special radio pulsars that have shed the most light on how these intriguing objects operate. Read More

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