Discovery of second repeating fast radio burst raises new questions

Discovery of second repeating fast radio burst raises new questions

An international team of astronomers have discovered a second persistently active fast radio burst, posing questions about the nature of the mysterious phenomena. Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are intense, brief flashes of radio-frequency emissions, lasting on the order of milliseconds. The phenomenon was discovered in 2007, by graduate student David Narkevic and his supervisor Duncan …

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