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Mysterious Fast Radio Burst Traced To Its Origins In A Faraway Galaxy

Scientists discover the source of a fast radio burst to a galaxy 7.9 billion light-years away. While these radio signals remain a mystery, identifying their origins are a significant step to finding out what causes these strange radio bursts.

Space July 2, 2019

CHIME Telescope Detects Second Repeating Fast Radio Bursts From Deep Space

Astronomers have detected the second sample of repeating fast radio bursts, suggesting there could be more out there. The discovery was made using the CHIME Telescope in British Columbia.

Space January 9, 2019

SETI Deploys AI To Help Search For Alien Life

SETI used artificial intelligence inspired by the same algorithm used by internet companies to sort through a massive trove of space data. In a recent study, researchers analyzed a mysterious signal coming from far away.

Space September 12, 2018

New Radio Telescope Detects Strange Frequency Coming From Deep Space

The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment or CHIME has picked up fast radio bursts with a frequency that became the lowest ever to be detected. The new telescope was expected to detect similar low-frequency burst on a daily basis.

Space August 6, 2018

Strongest Fast Radio Burst Signal From Space Captured In Australia

Strange but strong signals from space were picked up by an Australian telescope. Ever since fast radio burst signals were discovered a decade ago, scientists still can't explain these untraceable and mysterious radio waves from space.

Space March 19, 2018

Astronomers May Have Found Origin Of Mysterious Radio Signals From Space

Astronomers might have found the origin of one of the most mysterious phenomena in the cosmos: fast radio bursts. The team said the bursts could be produced by a neutron star near a black hole or in a nebula.

Space January 12, 2018

Alien-Hunting Project Detects 15 Repeating Radio Signals From Dwarf Galaxy

Breakthrough Listen scientists detected 15 new fast radio bursts from the dwarf galaxy FRB 121102. What makes this new set of pulses stand out from other FRBs earlier observed?

Space August 31, 2017

Fast Radio Bursts Linked To Advanced Extraterrestrial Technology: Other Space Phenomena Suggesting Aliens Are Real

Harvard researchers suggest that interstellar spacecraft in faraway galaxies could be behind fast radio bursts. Here are other phenomena in space that some scientists think have alien origins.

Space March 13, 2017

Mysterious Radio Bursts Could Be Powering Alien Spaceship, Harvard Scientists Suggest

Fast Radio Bursts or FRBs in outer space may be coming from alien space probes navigating or trying to signal Earth. These radio bursts could be potentially powering alien spaceships according to a new theory from Harvard researchers.

Space March 11, 2017

'Alien' Radio Signal Linked To Young Neutron Stars In Dwarf Galaxy

Fast Radio Bursts have been thought as signals sent by extraterrestrial life. FRB 121102, have been linked to young neutron stars in a far away dwarf galaxy.

Space January 6, 2017

Radio Signals From Deep Space Could Be Aliens: Here's Why

Astronomers have discovered radio bursts coming from a constellation 3 billion light-years away from the Milky Way. These radio signals from deep space could be aliens communicating to us, scientists say.

Space December 28, 2016

Scientists Trace Fast Radio Burst Afterglow To A Supermassive Black Hole

Was it really a fast radio burst (FRB) that had been detected in early February? A follow-up study said no, but its origin is nonetheless surprising.

Space April 7, 2016

Fast Radio Bursts Continue To Baffle Scientists: What Are They, Where They Come From And Why Should You Care

Astronomers have detected multi-flash fast radio bursts coming from the direction of the Auriga constellation for the past four years. The new discovery suggests that these brief flashes of radio waves in the sky could originate from cosmic sources that are capable of sending out bursts repeatedly.

Space March 3, 2016

Arecibo Radio Telescope Discovers First-Known Repeating Fast Radio Burst

Fast Radio Bursts are one of the least-witnessed events in astronomy. Now, they are seen repeating for the first time, ending one mystery while asking another.

Space March 2, 2016

Fast Radio Bursts From Six Billion Light Years Away Solves Pair Of Cosmic Mysteries

For the first time ever, astronomers have measured the distance to a fast radio burst (FRB). How did this answer a pair of mysteries about the universe around us?

Space February 24, 2016

Albert Einstein’s Theory Of Relativity Could Be Better Tested Using Rare Radio Signal From Space

A team of scientists has developed a new method of using radio signals from space, known as Fast Radio Bursts, to test the accuracy of Einstein's Equivalence Principle. This principle pertains to the curved spacetime geometry because of various celestial objects.

Space January 2, 2016

Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts May Have Starquake Origins

Astronomers studied fast radio bursts, or the mysterious pulses that likely hailed from a highly magnetized region of space and linked to a recent supernova. The blast was recorded by the Green Bank Telescope and gave insight into this phenomenon baffling scientists for nearly a decade.

Space December 3, 2015

Cosmic Radio Burst Captured in Real Time: Here's Why It's Significant

For the first time, astronomers were able to observe a fast radio burst (FRB) as it happens, allowing them to rule out some theories of its sources.

Space January 20, 2015

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