[time-nuts] Time of death-Again

jimlux 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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