Origin of Deep-Space Radio Flash Discovered, and It's Unlike Anything Astronomers Have Ever Seen

rod

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Mysterious ultra-fast pinpricks of radio energy keep lighting up the night sky and nobody knows why.

Origin of Deep-Space Radio Flash Discovered, and It's Unlike Anything Astronomers Have Ever Seen : Read more
"The problem concerns a class of blink-and-you'll-miss-them heavenly events known as fast radio bursts (FRBs). In a few thousandths of a second, these explosions produce as much energy as the sun does in nearly a century. Researchers have only known about FRBs since 2007, and they still don't have a compelling explanation regarding their sources."

Very interesting, FRBs produce enormous energies. This suggest the universe is filled with catastrophic processes at work that is hostile to life on Earth - like the FRB sources were much closer. Reports like this suggest the universe astronomers see today is winding down-not up.
 

Ted

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How much energy is released at the precise moment when those alien ships cross the threshold from normal to FTL drive during acceleration or deceleration? o_O
 
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If you want to send a message containing information to light-distant listeners, you need to compress the information in time to extremely fast datum bursts so that they will be slowed and still decipherable, due to time dilatation in relativity, to a readable/decryptable rate at reception possibly eons later. That's why we should expect fast bursts that hopefully we can translate to something we can comprehend.
 
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An intergalactic war is going on in galaxy SDSS J015800.28+654253.0

Entire solar systems are being wiped out, including their inhabitants.

Cross your fingers they haven't noticed us yet.
 
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An intergalactic war is going on in galaxy SDSS J015800.28+654253.0

Entire solar systems are being wiped out, including their inhabitants.

Cross your fingers they haven't noticed us yet.
That's exactly what the burst message says..... problem is it ended a long time ago ;-)
 
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An intergalactic war is going on in galaxy SDSS J015800.28+654253.0

Entire solar systems are being wiped out, including their inhabitants.

Cross your fingers they haven't noticed us yet.
Oh Lord! What lack of sex can make to the human brain!!!
 
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"The problem concerns a class of blink-and-you'll-miss-them heavenly events known as fast radio bursts (FRBs). In a few thousandths of a second, these explosions produce as much energy as the sun does in nearly a century. Researchers have only known about FRBs since 2007, and they still don't have a compelling explanation regarding their sources."

Very interesting, FRBs produce enormous energies. This suggest the universe is filled with catastrophic processes at work that is hostile to life on Earth - like the FRB sources were much closer. Reports like this suggest the universe astronomers see today is winding down-not up.
They're just LEDs burning out in our virtual universe.
 
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Actually there are plausible explanations when you factor in gravitational waves between us and the light source. If the gravitational wave is big enough to fold back on itself, it could release 1,000 years of light in 1 burst.
If there's a fixed source of gravitational waves between us and a galaxy then the galaxy is going to twinkle like an xmas tree.
There's actually a number of scenarios for creating star bursts without blowing up the galaxy. LOL
 

rod

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Some of the comments in this discussion remind me of the *little green men* reports that came out back in the mid-60s when pulsars were first discovered :) FRBs, what is the maximum measured energy release in joules? Example, 1E+n joules? The answer in the report is provided, some FRBs release as much or more energy than the Sun emits in 100 years.
 
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What if?..
Maybe it's the starting nuclear fusion of some star,, guided by the gigantic e-m fields formed while accretting into such a body
 

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