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Message 2097897 - Posted: 16 Apr 2022, 18:41:30 UTC
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Nebula has done its job - we have millions of "multiplets" - candidate signals - in 6 categories, ordered by 7 different score functions. Dan and Eric will, at some point, manually examine lots of these and pick 100 or so for re-observation at FAST, where we've been granted 20 hours of observing time.

To do this re-observation , we need to build a new data recorder - hardware and software. Much of this work is being done by Wei Liu, an astronomy post-doc who's visiting here for 2 years. We recently had an in-person meeting with one of the leaders of FAST to discuss the technical details of the re-observation.

I'm working on the paper about Nebula and its results. This is going slowly. I've recently started going over the paper with Bruce Allen (leader of Einstein@home), whose input and questions are very valuable.
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Message 2097905 - Posted: 16 Apr 2022, 20:26:51 UTC - in response to Message 2097897.  

Thank you for the Nebula updates.
Sounds interesting. Can't wait to read the 'next chapter' after it's published.
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Message 2097922 - Posted: 17 Apr 2022, 0:21:18 UTC - in response to Message 2097897.  

Nebula has done its job...

For the project, that must be an historic achievement for a great search through a phenomenal amount of data...

Worthy of a news item/announcement?

Well worth a few beers! (At least!!)


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