Rotating Neutron Stars, Pulsars and Supernova Remnants

  • F. Pacini


I shall discuss here some problems connected with theories linking the pulsars to the rotation of neutron stars (ref. 1 and a preprint by L. Woltjer). Because neutron stars can be formed during a supernova explosion, their rotation could be coupled with the surrounding gaseous remnant2,3: the following considerations will therefore also refer to the problem of the activity observed in the Crab Nebula and similar objects.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Pacini
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Radiophysics and Space ResearchCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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