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  • A fast radio burst from outside our galaxy
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    Fast Radio Burst From Other Galaxy Repeats Every 16 Days

    A radio telescope detected a fast radio burst from another galaxy. The signal pulsates in a regular 16 day cycle, according to a new paper posted on arXiv. The phenomenon, known as FRB 181112, was identified by the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope. Follow-up observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) showed […] More