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H. Thankful Cromartie, Emmanuel Fonseca, Scott M. Ransom, Paul B. Demorest, Zaven Arzoumanian, Harsha Blumer, Paul R. Brook, Megan E. DeCesar, Timothy Dolch, Justin A. Ellis, Robert D. Ferdman, Elizabeth C. Ferrara, Nathaniel Garver-Daniels, Pete A. Gentile, Megan L. Jones, Michael T. Lam, Duncan R. Lorimer, Ryan S. Lynch, Maura A. McLaughlin, Cherry Ng, David J. Nice, Timothy T. Pennucci, Renee Spiewak, Ingrid H. Stairs, Kevin Stovall, Joseph K. Swiggum, Weiwei Zhu
Relativistic Shapiro delay measurements of an extremely massive millisecond pulsar
Nature Astronomy, Volume 3, Issue 9, p. 439-   (9/2019)

Jayasinghe, Tharindu; Dixon, Don; Povich, Matthew S.; Binder, Breanna; Velasco, Jose; Lepore, Denise M.; Xu, Duo; Offner, Stella; Kobulnicky, Henry A.; Anderson, Loren D.; Kendrew, Sarah; Simpson, Robert J.
The Milky Way Project second data release: bubbles and bow shocks      
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 488, Issue 1, p.1141-1165 (9/2019)

Osłowski, S.; Shannon, R. M.; Ravi, V.; Kaczmarek, J. F.; Zhang, S.; Hobbs, G.; Bailes, M.; Russell, C. J.; van Straten, W.; James, C. W.; Jameson, A.; Mahony, E. K.; Kumar, P.; Andreoni, I.; Bhat, N. D. R.; Burke-Spolaor, S.; Dai, S.; Dempsey, J.; Kerr, M.; Manchester, R. N.; Parthasarathy, A.; Reardon, D.; Sarkissian, J. M.; Spiewak, R.; Toomey, L.; Wang, J.-B.; Zhang, L.; Zhu, X.-J.
Commensal discovery of four fast radio bursts during Parkes Pulsar Timing Array observations
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 488, Issue 1, p.868-875 (9/2019)

Bolli, P.; Orfei, A.; Zanichelli, A.; Prestage, R.; Tingay, S. J.; Beltrán, M.; Burgay, M.; Contavalle, C.; Honma, M.; Kraus, A.; Lindqvist, M.; Lopez Perez, J.; Marongiu, P.; Minamidani, T.; Navarro, S.; Pisanu, T.; Shen, Z.-Q.; Sohn, B. W.; Stanghellini, C.; Tzioumis, T.; Zacchiroli, G.
An International Survey of Front-end Receivers and Observing Performance of Telescopes for Radio Astronomy 
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 131, Issue 1002, pp. 085002 (8/2019)

Rajwade, K. M.; Agarwal, D.; Lorimer, D. R.; Pingel, N. M.; Pisano, D. J.; Ruzindana, M.; Jeffs, B.; Warnick, K. F.; Roshi, D. A.; McLaughlin, M. A.
A 21 cm pilot survey for pulsars and transients using the Focal L-Band Array for the Green Bank Telescope
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Advance Access (8/2019)

Porth, Oliver; Chatterjee, Koushik; Narayan, Ramesh; Gammie, Charles F.; Mizuno, Yosuke; Anninos, Peter; Baker, John G.; Bugli, Matteo; Chan, Chi-kwan; Davelaar, Jordy; Del Zanna, Luca; Etienne, Zachariah B., et al. 
The Event Horizon General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Code Comparison Project  
The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, Volume 243, Issue 2, article id. 26, 40 pp. (8/2019)

Bhattacharyya, B.; Roy, J.; Stappers, B. W.; Johnson, T.; Ilie, C. D.; Lyne, A.; Malenta, M.; Weltevrede, P.; Chengalur, J.; Cooper, S.; Kaur, B.; Keith, M.; Kerr, M.; Kudale, S.; McLaughlin, M. A.; Ransom, S. M.; Ray, P. S.
The GMRT High-resolution Southern Sky Survey for Pulsars and Transients. II. New Discoveries, Timing, and Polarization Properties 
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 881, Issue 1, article id. 59, 12 pp. (8/2019).

Aggarwal, K.; Arzoumanian, Z.; Baker, P. T.; Brazier, A.; Brinson, M. R.; Brook, P. R.; Burke-Spolaor, S.; Chatterjee, S.; Cordes, J. M.; Cornish, N. J.; Crawford, F.; Crowter, K.; Cromartie, H. T.; DeCesar, M.; Demorest, P. B.; Dolch, T.; Ellis, J. A.; Ferdman, R. D.; Ferrara, E.; Fonseca, E.; Garver-Daniels, N.; Gentile, P.; Hazboun, J. S.; Holgado, A. M.; Huerta, E. A.; Islo, K.; Jennings, R.; Jones, G.; Jones, M. L.; Kaiser, A. R.; Kaplan, D. L.; Kelley, L. Z.; Key, J. S.; Lam, M. T.; Lazio, T. J. W.; Levin, L.; Lorimer, D. R.; Luo, J.; Lynch, R. S.; Madison, D. R.; McLaughlin, M. A.; McWilliams, S. T.; Mingarelli, C. M. F.; Ng, C.; Nice, D. J.; Pennucci, T. T.; Pol, N. S.; Ransom, S. M.; Ray, P. S.; Siemens, X.; Simon, J.; Spiewak, R.; Stairs, I. H.; Stinebring, D. R.; Stovall, K.; Swiggum, J.; Taylor, S. R.; Turner, J. E.; Vallisneri, M.; van Haasteren, R.; Vigeland, S. J.; Witt, C. A.; Zhu, W. W.; (The NANOGrav Collaboration)
The NANOGrav 11 yr Data Set: Limits on Gravitational Waves from Individual Supermassive Black Hole Binaries 
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 880, Issue 2, article id. 116, 11 pp. (8/2019).

Beuther, H.; Walsh, A.; Wang, Y.; Rugel, M.; Soler, J.; Linz, H.; Klessen, R. S.; Anderson, L. D.; Urquhart, J. S.; Glover, S. C. O.; Billington, S. J.; Kainulainen, J.; Menten, K. M.; Roy, N.; Longmore, S. N.; Bigiel, F.  
OH maser emission in the THOR survey of the northern Milky Way      
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 628, id.A90, 80 pp. (8/2019)

Abbott, B. P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T. D.; Acernese, F.; Ackley, K.; Adams, C.; et al. LIGO Scientific Collaboration; Virgo Collaboration.
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2019PhRvL.123a1102A
Tests of General Relativity with GW170817      
Physical Review Letters, Volume 123, Issue 1, id.011102 (7/2019)

Abbott, B. P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T. D.; Acernese, F.; Ackley, K.; Adams, C.; et al. LIGO Scientific Collaboration; Virgo Collaboration.
All-sky search for short gravitational-wave bursts in the second Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo run 
Physical Review D, Volume 100, Issue 2, id.024017 (7/2019)

Abbott, B. P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T. D.; Acernese, F.; Ackley, K.; Adams, C.; et al. LIGO Scientific Collaboration; Virgo Collaboration.
All-sky search for continuous gravitational waves from isolated neutron stars using Advanced LIGO O2 data 
Physical Review D, Volume 100, Issue 2, id.024004 (7/2019)

Brook, P. R.; Karastergiou, A.; Johnston, S.
Linking Long- and Short-Term Emission Variability in Pulsars
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Advance Access (7/2019) 

Kirsanova, M. S.; Pavlyuchenkov, Ya N.; Wiebe, D. S.; Boley, P. A.; Salii, S. V.; Kalenskii, S. V.; Sobolev, A. M.; Anderson, L. D.
Molecular envelope around the HII region RCW 120 
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Advance Access (7/2019) 

Perera, B. B. P.; Barr, E. D.; Mickaliger, M. B.; Lyne, A. G.; Lorimer, D. R.; Stappers, B. W.; Eatough, R. P.; Kramer, M.; Ng, C.; Spiewak, R.; Bailes, M.; Champion, D. J.; Morello, V.; Possenti, A.
The dynamics of Galactic centre pulsars: constraining pulsar distances and intrinsic spin-down
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 487, Issue 1, p.1025-1039 (7/2019)

Abbott, B. P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T. D.; Acernese, F.; Ackley, K.; Adams, C.; et al. LIGO Scientific Collaboration; Virgo Collaboration.
Searches for Gravitational Waves from Known Pulsars at Two Harmonics in 2015─2017 LIGO Data
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 879, Issue 1, article id. 10, 28 pp. (7/2019).

Abbott, B. P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T. D.; Acernese, F.; Ackley, K.; Adams, C.; et al. LIGO Scientific Collaboration; Virgo Collaboration.
Narrow-band search for gravitational waves from known pulsars using the second LIGO observing run
Physical Review D, Volume 99, Issue 12, id.122002 (6/2019)

Blumer, Harsha; Safi-Harb, Samar; Kothes, Roland; Rogers, Adam; Gotthelf, Eric V.
X-ray and radio studies of SNR CTB 37B hosting the magnetar CXOU J171405.7-381031
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Advance Access (6/2019) 


Qiu, Hao; Bannister, K. W.; Shannon, R. M.; Murphy, Tara; Bhandari, Shivani; Agarwal, Devansh; Lorimer, D. R.; Bunton, J. D.
A survey of the Galactic plane for dispersed radio pulses with the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 486, Issue 1, p.166-174 (6/2019)

Luber, Nicholas; van Gorkom, J. H.; Hess, Kelley M.; Pisano, D. J.; Fernández, Ximena; Momjian, Emmanuel
Large-scale Structure in CHILES Using DisPerSE
The Astronomical Journal, Volume 157, Issue 6, article id. 254, 10 pp. (6/2019).

Burke-Spolaor, Sarah; Taylor, Stephen R.; Charisi, Maria; Dolch, Timothy; Hazboun, Jeffrey S.; Holgado, A. Miguel; Kelley, Luke Zoltan; Lazio, T. Joseph W.; Madison, Dustin R.; McMann, Natasha; Mingarelli, Chiara M. F.; Rasskazov, Alexander; Siemens, Xavier; Simon, Joseph J.; Smith, Tristan L.
The astrophysics of nanohertz gravitational waves
The Astronomy and Astrophysics Review, Volume 27, Issue 1, article id. 5, 78 pp. (6/2019)

McWilliams, Sean T.
Analytical Black-Hole Binary Merger Waveforms
Physical Review Letters, Volume 122, Issue 19, id.191102 (5/2019)