fast radio bursts (FRBs)

Another Clue Into the True Nature of Fast Radio Bursts

Astronomers have used two X-ray telescopes to study a neutron star and have discovered a link between it and mysterious…

4 months ago

Now Astronomers have Discovered “Ultra-Fast Radio Bursts” Lasting Millionths of a Second

A recent study published in Nature Astronomy examines the discovery of what astronomers are dubbing “ultra-fast radio bursts”, a new…

8 months ago

Three Fast Radio Bursts Punched Right Through a Nearby Galaxy

Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) are cosmic mysteries that are slowly but surely revealing their secrets. These bright flashes of light…

1 year ago

Astronomers Find a Brand new Pulsar That's Probably Less Than 14 Years old

Astronomers have discovered a neutron star so young it's barely a teenager.

2 years ago

New Radio Images of Bizarre “Odd Radio Circles” Which are Vastly Bigger Than the Milky Way

Strange galaxy-sized circles are emitting radio light, and we don't know why.

2 years ago

Hubble Has Tracked Down the Source of 5 Different Fast Radio Bursts

In a new survey, astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have managed to pinpoint the location of several Fast Radio…

3 years ago

A New Technique to Find Cold Gas Streams That Might Make up the Missing (Normal) Matter in the Universe

Where is all the missing matter? That question has plagued astronomers for decades, because the Universe looks emptier than it…

3 years ago

Fast radio bursts within the Milky Way seem to be coming from magnetars

Fast radio bursts are some of the most mysterious events known in astronomy, but they are slowly becoming better understood.…

4 years ago

A Rare Fast Radio Burst has been Found that Actually Repeats Every 16 Days

A team of scientists in Canada have found a Fast Radio Burst (FRB) that repeats every 16 days. This is…

4 years ago

Canadian Telescope Finds 13 More Fast Radio Bursts Including the Second One Ever Seen Repeating

Canadian scientists using the CHIME (Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment) have detected 13 FRBs (Fast Radio Bursts), including the second-ever…

5 years ago