[time-nuts] Time of death-Again
jimlux at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 29 13:11:49 UTC 2010
Hal Murray wrote:
>>> How about the crab supernova.
>> Msec pulsars are much more stable - see http://arxiv.org/pdf/0911.5534 for
>> some comparisons.
> You get frequency from pulsars. I think you need something like a
> (super)nova to establish a start-time so you can convert frequency to time
> relative to that event.
These pulsars have different rates. Could one use the relative timing
of two or three pulsars? that is, T=0 is when pulsar A, B, and C are
coincident. (or is the "beat rate" between them too high to be useful)
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