The discovery of pulsars

Jocelyn Bell (now Jocelyn Bell Burnell), interviewed in 1971, describes how she discovered pulsars. Her supervisor, Anthony Hewish, later shared a Nobel prize with Martin Ryle for their work in radio astronomy. Controversially, Bell Burnell did not share the prize.

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NarratorPaul Vaughan
ProducerAlec Nisbett

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