Mysterious 'fast radio bursts' from deep space repeat themselves every 16 days

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Oct 22, 2019
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For the first time, astrophysicists have detected a pattern in fast radio bursts, one of the most mysterious phenomena in the universe.

Mysterious 'fast radio bursts' from deep space repeat themselves every 16 days : Read more
From the arXiv report, "Last year the CHIME/FRB collaboration reported the discovery of eight new repeating FRB sources 4, including FRB 180916.J0158+65, which was recently localized to a star-forming region in a nearby massive spiral galaxy at redshift 0.0337±0.000210. From September 2018 to November 2019, CHIME/FRB has detected a total of 28 bursts from FRB 180916.J0158+65, which remains the most active source from this recent CHIME/FRB repeater sample. The barycentric arrival times for the 28 bursts (including those has been published before) from FRB 180916.J0158+65, corrected for delays from pulse dispersion, are listed in Extended Data Table 1."

Okay, the cosmology calculators, COSMOLOGY CALCULATORS, z=0.0337 is about 0.462E+9 light years distance using the Big Bang model or look back light time distance. Perhaps this mystery will soon be solved. I remember in the mid-60s, the little green men reports that turned out to be pulsars like M1 in Taurus.
 

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