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The pulsar birthrate


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tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Steady sate population
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Birth rate = death rate = 1 per 30-120 years
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Comparable to supernova rate
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   But >200 SNRs, only 7-10 associated with pulsars!
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Implies a factor of 20 difference

Jon Bell
Thu Dec 19 15:15:11 GMT 1996