Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 212, Issue 1, pp 91–106

Planets around pulsars: A review

Authors

  • J. A. Phillips
    • Owens Valley Radio ObservatoryCalifornia Institute of Technology
  • S. E. Thorsett
    • Owens Valley Radio ObservatoryCalifornia Institute of Technology
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00984513

Cite this article as:
Phillips, J.A. & Thorsett, S.E. Astrophys Space Sci (1994) 212: 91. doi:10.1007/BF00984513

Abstract

The discovery last year of a planetary system orbiting a millisecond pulsar raises important questions in pulsar evolution, planet formation, and planetary dynamics. We review the literature concerning pulsar-planetary systems, emphasizing particularly the contributions to the meetingPlanets around Pulsars held at Caltech in 1992.

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