20 new deep-space radio signals detected by Outback telescopes

Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are one of the most intriguing celestial mysteries out there at the moment. These incredibly powerful radio signals last mere milliseconds, making it difficult to track what they are and where they’re coming from, but a huge radio telescope array spread across the Australian outback is helping figure it out. Astronomers have now announced the discovery of 20 new FRBs in a bit over a year, including the brightest and closest events yet seen…
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