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CONTACT: Earth hit by mind-blowingly powerful radio burst for 10 secs from another GALAXY - Express.co.uk;

CONTACT: Earth hit by mind-blowingly powerful radio burst for 10 secs from another GALAXY - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukCONTACT: Earth hit by mind-blowingly powerful radio burst for 10 secs from another GALAXYExpress.co.ukMYSTERIOUS pulses of radio energy more powerful than 10,000 suns picked up by astronomers have now been linked to a dwarf galaxy discovered more than three billion light years away. By Vickiie Oliphant. PUBLISHED: 04:59, Fri, Jan 6, 2017 ...and more »

Astronomers Pinpointed The Location Of Multiple Weird Radio Bursts Beyond Our Galaxy - Gizmodo Australia;

Astronomers Pinpointed The Location Of Multiple Weird Radio Bursts Beyond Our Galaxy - Gizmodo Australia

Gizmodo AustraliaAstronomers Pinpointed The Location Of Multiple Weird Radio Bursts Beyond Our GalaxyGizmodo AustraliaFast radio bursts, powerful pulses of radio energy of unknown cosmic origin, are a source of endless fascination to astronomers and alien conspiracy theory fodder to everybody else. But while most FRBs discovered to date are one-off events — a single ...and more »

Fast radio burst tied to distant dwarf galaxy, and perhaps magnetar - Science Daily;

Fast radio burst tied to distant dwarf galaxy, and perhaps magnetar - Science Daily

Science DailyFast radio burst tied to distant dwarf galaxy, and perhaps magnetarScience DailyDate: January 4, 2017; Source: University of California - Berkeley; Summary: Since first detected 10 years ago, fast radio bursts have puzzled astronomers. Unlike pulsars, they flash irregularly, most only once, and only for milliseconds. And they seem ...and more »

The Truth is Out There! Mystery Radio Signals Tracked to Distant Galaxy - Sputnik International;

The Truth is Out There! Mystery Radio Signals Tracked to Distant Galaxy - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalThe Truth is Out There! Mystery Radio Signals Tracked to Distant GalaxySputnik InternationalAstronomers announced that they have located the galaxy that a series of mysterious deep space radio signals, known as Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs), are originating from. The dwarf galaxy, some 3 billion light years from Earth and less than 1/100 the size ...and more »

Kate Becker: Astronomers track mysterious radio bursts to distant dwarf galaxy - Boulder Daily Camera

Kate Becker: Astronomers track mysterious radio bursts to distant dwarf galaxyBoulder Daily CameraIt's like a celestial light show gone berserk. Tremendous bursts of radio waves popping off at random all over the sky, lightning-fast, blindingly bright. For 10 years, these flashes, known as fast radio bursts (FRBs), have stumped scientists, leaving ...and more »

The Mystery of Astronomy's 'Fast Radio Bursts' Only Gets More Beautiful From Here - WIRED;

The Mystery of Astronomy's 'Fast Radio Bursts' Only Gets More Beautiful From Here - WIRED

WIREDThe Mystery of Astronomy's 'Fast Radio Bursts' Only Gets More Beautiful From HereWIREDBillions of years ago, an unknown object sent a seriously bright burst of radio waves into space. They traveled across the universe, past galaxies and clouds of gas and who knows what else. And in 2012, the burst arrived at the Arecibo radio telescope ...and more »

Newfound Source of Mysterious Cosmic Bursts Poses Deeper Enigmas - Scientific American;

Newfound Source of Mysterious Cosmic Bursts Poses Deeper Enigmas - Scientific American

Scientific AmericanNewfound Source of Mysterious Cosmic Bursts Poses Deeper EnigmasScientific AmericanThis composite visible-light image from Gemini Observatory reveals a faint, faraway dwarf galaxy thought to be the source of the fast radio burst 121102. Credit: Gemini Observatory, AURA, NSF, NRC. Advertisement |. Report Ad. Until 10 years ago, radio ...and more »

What Gave Rise to the FRB Monster Wave? - Highland Mirror;

What Gave Rise to the FRB Monster Wave? - Highland Mirror

Highland MirrorWhat Gave Rise to the FRB Monster Wave?Highland MirrorScientists, for the first time, have traced a tremendously intense, bright blinding out-burst of radio wave termed as FRB. According to the findings, these cosmic flashers have had quite a humble beginning. What Is FRB? You may wonder what exactly FRB is.and more »

'Alien' Radio Signal Linked To Young Neutron Stars In Dwarf Galaxy - Tech Times;

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

Tech Times'Alien' Radio Signal Linked To Young Neutron Stars In Dwarf GalaxyTech TimesFast Radio Bursts have been thought of as signals sent by extraterrestrial life. Using radio telescopes, researchers linked one particular burst, the FRB 121102, to young neutron stars in a far away dwarf galaxy. ( Jawed Karim | Wikimedia Commons ).and more »

Astronomers: Mysterious Radio Waves Traced to Galaxy 3 Billion Miles Away - Newsline;

Astronomers: Mysterious Radio Waves Traced to Galaxy 3 Billion Miles Away - Newsline

NewslineAstronomers: Mysterious Radio Waves Traced to Galaxy 3 Billion Miles AwayNewslineScientists finally traced back the strange radio waves that puzzled them for ten years. They traced the fast radio signal or what scientist called FRB 121102 to a dim, dwarf galaxy three billion light-years away. The astronomer at Cornell University ...and more »

Alien contact? Radio signals from space - Blasting News;

Alien contact? Radio signals from space - Blasting News

Blasting NewsAlien contact? Radio signals from spaceBlasting NewsAliens, a powerful star, or a big black hole? Researchers presented evidence this week that pinpoints the location of radio signals that have baffled scientists for the last decade, leading to theories about their source.and more »

Mysterious Radio Signal Bursts Tracked To Dwarf Galaxy - Huffington Post;

Mysterious Radio Signal Bursts Tracked To Dwarf Galaxy - Huffington Post

Huffington PostMysterious Radio Signal Bursts Tracked To Dwarf GalaxyHuffington PostThrilled scientists have finally traced the deep space source of mysterious bursts of powerful radio signals to an intriguing dwarf galaxy more than 3 billion light-years from Earth. “Now our objective is to figure out why that happens,” said one of ...and more »

Mystery Cosmic Waves Traced to Distant Galaxy - Newser;

Mystery Cosmic Waves Traced to Distant Galaxy - Newser

NewserMystery Cosmic Waves Traced to Distant GalaxyNewser(Newser) – Astronomers searching for the origins of a mysterious blast of radio waves have solved the puzzle: a tiny galaxy billions of light years from Earth, Space reports. So-called FRBs (fast radio bursts) twinkle in the sky for only a millisecond ...and more »

Mystery Radio Waves Are Coming From A (Dwarf) Galaxy Far, Far Away, Scientists Say - NPR;

Mystery Radio Waves Are Coming From A (Dwarf) Galaxy Far, Far Away, Scientists Say - NPR

NPRMystery Radio Waves Are Coming From A (Dwarf) Galaxy Far, Far Away, Scientists SayNPRUnexplained, short radio bursts from outer space have puzzled scientists since they were first detected nearly a decade ago. The elusive flashes — known as fast radio bursts, or FRBs — are extremely powerful and last only a few milliseconds. The way ...and more »

Fast Radio Bursts From Space Have Been Traced Back To Their Origin, But Their Cause Is Still Super Mysterious - Bustle;

Fast Radio Bursts From Space Have Been Traced Back To Their Origin, But Their Cause Is Still Super Mysterious - Bustle

BustleFast Radio Bursts From Space Have Been Traced Back To Their Origin, But Their Cause Is Still Super MysteriousBustleFellow amateur astronomers, get ready to have your minds blown. Fast radio bursts (FRB) from space — the short-lived, incredibly powerful bursts of radio waves that have fascinated scientists and UFO enthusiasts alike since they were first detected in ...and more »

Scientists pinpoint source of mysterious space signals. But what are they? - Christian Science Monitor;

Scientists pinpoint source of mysterious space signals. But what are they? - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorScientists pinpoint source of mysterious space signals. But what are they?Christian Science MonitorFast Radio Bursts, or FRBs, have been detected since 2007 but they're really hard to spot. A recent study of the only known repeating FRB has pinned down its origin: a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away. Monitor's Best: Top 5 ...and more »

Powerful Radio Signals Are Coming From a Galaxy Three Billion Light-Years Away - Futurism;

Powerful Radio Signals Are Coming From a Galaxy Three Billion Light-Years Away - Futurism

FuturismPowerful Radio Signals Are Coming From a Galaxy Three Billion Light-Years AwayFuturismFor the first time, researchers have pinpointed one source of fast radio bursts (FRBs), very brief flashes of energy from space that can generate as much energy as 500 million suns. Because FRBs are only found emanating from places billions of light ...and more »

Scientists trace mysterious radio waves to a small, faraway galaxy - New York Post;

Scientists trace mysterious radio waves to a small, faraway galaxy - New York Post

New York PostScientists trace mysterious radio waves to a small, faraway galaxyNew York PostAstronomers have located the origin of mysterious radio waves that have baffled them for a decade. The fast radio burst, or FRB 121102, has been traced to a faint, dwarf galaxy three billion light-years away. “It's an incredibly, tiny, nondescript ...and more »

In a first, scientists trace cosmic radio burst to tiny galaxy - RedOrbit;

In a first, scientists trace cosmic radio burst to tiny galaxy - RedOrbit

RedOrbitIn a first, scientists trace cosmic radio burst to tiny galaxyRedOrbitEver since they were first discovered in 2007, Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) have baffled astronomers, but now, a new study has revealed one source of the signals – a distant galaxy more than 3 billion light years away. FRB are strong, quick bursts of radio ...and more »

Fast radio bursts traced back to galaxy 3 billion light years away - Belfast Telegraph;

Fast radio bursts traced back to galaxy 3 billion light years away - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphFast radio bursts traced back to galaxy 3 billion light years awayBelfast TelegraphFast Radio Bursts, or FRBs, have only been heard 18 times and have been a puzzle to scientists since they were detected in 2007. FRBs are powerful but very short radio waves, which last no more than a millisecond. The first was found by Australia's ...and more »