Fast radio bursts

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…

9 months ago

Gravitational Waves From Colliding Neutron Stars Matched to a Fast Radio Burst

A recent study by an Australian-American team has provided compelling evidence that FRBs may be caused by merging neutron stars.

1 year ago

Astronomers Find 25 Fast Radio Bursts That Repeat on a Regular Basis

Researchers with the CHIME/FRB Collaboration have announced the discovery of 25 new repeating FRBs, almost doubling the number of known…

1 year ago

Astronomers Used a Fast Radio Burst to Probe the Structure of the Milky Way

Astronomers from Caltech used a Fast Radio Burst (FRB) from another galaxy to probe the distribution of matter in the…

2 years ago

A Rare Repeating Fast Radio Burst Gives Astronomers a Chance to Study These Mysterious Objects

An international team has come up with a new explanation for Fast Radio Bursts based on their study of a…

2 years ago

A Pulsar has Been Found Turning so Slowly Astronomers Didn't Even Think it was Possible: Once Every 76 Seconds

Using the MeerKAT array, an international team of astronomers has detected a new class of radio-emitting neutron star!

2 years ago

Canada's CHIME is Getting More Observatories to Search for Fast Radio Bursts

The CHIME array and its partner institutions are getting an upgrade to enhance their ability to trace Fast Radio Bursts…

2 years ago

Fast Radio Bursts can now be Tracked in Real-Time

Researchers from the University of McGill have developed a new system that will share CHIME data in real-time with observatories…

3 years ago

Something Really Wants our Attention. One Object Released 1,652 Fast Radio Bursts in 47 Days

Researchers working with the 500-Meter FAST telescope in China reported 1,652 fast radio bursts in 47 days coming from a…

3 years ago

CHIME Detected Over 500 Fast Radio Burst in its First Year, Providing new Clues to What’s Causing Them

The CHIME radio observatory detected over 500 Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) during its first year in operation, the study of…

3 years ago