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Research methods/Imaging/Interferometry

A neutron star collision detected by gravitational waves is Science's 2017 Breakthrough of the Year.
Three American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.

A massive computing project that pools the collective power of hundreds of thousands of computers owned by volunteers from 192 different countries to “mine” large data sets has discovered a rare, isolated pulsar with a very low magnetic field, researchers say. This international computing network is known as Einstein@Home and the pulsar it identified, called PSR J2007+2722, represents the volunteer project’s first deep-space discovery.