Fast radio bursts

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 months ago

Even More Repeating Fast Radio Bursts Discovered

The CHIME radio telescope array has detected nine new fast radio bursts on repeat, which are revealing things about this…

1 year ago

Australian astronomers have been able to double the number of mysterious fast radio bursts discovered so far

Using the Australia Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder in western Australia, a team of researchers almost doubled the number of FRBs…

3 years ago

Astronomers Observe a Pulsar 6500 Light-Years From Earth and See Two Separate Flares Coming off its Surface

A team of Canadian astronomers viewed an eclipsing binary pulsar and used the gas as an "interstellar lens" to capture…

3 years ago

Are Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts Coming From the Collapse of Strange Star Crusts?

According to a new study by a team of Chinese astronomers, fast radio bursts (FRBs) could be caused by the…

3 years ago

Are Fast Radio Bursts Evidence Of Alien Activity?

Could Fast Radio Bursts from distant sources be artifacts of an alien propulsion system?

5 years ago

Missing Matter Found! Fast Radio Bursts Confirm Cosmological Model

By measuring a fast radio burst (FRB) coming from space, a team of CSIRO scientists claims to have accounted for…

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Feb. 26, 2016: Fast Radio Bursts & Missing Baryons

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Kimberly Cartier (@AstroKimCartier ) Dave Dickinson (www.astroguyz.com / @astroguyz) Jolene Creighton (fromquarkstoquasars.com / @futurism) Nicole…

6 years ago