Radio Telescope Picks Up On Fast Radio Bursts From Deep Space

Radio Telescope, Chime, in Canada finds mysterious fast radio bursts from deep space.

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Radio Telescope, Chime, in Canada finds mysterious fast radio bursts from deep space.

Kryster L., Writer

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In Canada, 13 fast bursts of radio waves coming from Outer Space have been detected by a new radio telescope. According to National Geographic, fast radio bursts are among the universe’s most bizarre phenomena and each radio burst lasts just thousandths of a second.

“Until now, there was only one known repeating fast radio burst,” said Ingrid Stairs, an astrophysicist at the University of British Columbia. “Knowing that there is another suggests that there could be more out there. And with more repeaters and more sources available for study, we may be able to understand these cosmic puzzles – where they’re from and what causes them.”

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