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Fast radio bursts 'twists and shouts' help scientists determine source of cosmic blasts


January 10, 2018

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An international group of astronomers has found that the Cornell University-discovered fast radio burst FRB 121102 -- a brief, gigantic pulse of radio waves from 3 billion light-years away -- passes through a veil of magnetized plasma. This causes the cosmic blasts to "shout and twist," which will help the scientists determine the source.Full Story

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